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Dudley Sydney EVANS

Regimental number3741
Place of birthKensington, South Australia
SchoolGoodwood Public School and Pulteney Street Grammar School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Rofe and Co, Waymouth Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, R Evans, c/o Rofe and Co, Waymouth Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceWas Lieutenant in the Citizen Forces prior to and at time of enlistment.
Enlistment date23 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular

"A lifelong adherent of St George's Anglican Church, Goodwood. Canon Wise's testimony is 'There has never been a boy of St George's more respected and loved as a devoted adherent of all that St George's stands for.'" (Details from Father.)

FateDied of wounds 19 April 1917
Place of death or woundingNoreuil, France
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block O, Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 9), France
Commemoration detailsName is recorded on a Roll of Honour, St George the Martyr Church of England, Goodwood, South Australia: 'To the Glory of God. In Honour of Our Lady, Blessed Michael the Archangel, Blessed George the Martyr and of all the Blessed Saints. To the dear Memory of all those who went forth from this Altar, where they offered the Holy Sacrifice of the Body and Blood of Christ, to give their lives in the Great War. This Screen is Blessed on Anzac Day 25 April 1922, being the Feast of Saint Mark the Evangelist.'
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Goodwood Public School Roll of Honor. Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: Richard and the late Mabel Florence EVANS, 13 Clark Street, Wayville, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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