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Francis Gilbert EVANS

Regimental number63
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolGillis Street Public School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationElectrician
AddressRankine Road, Torrensville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Evans, Rankine Road, Torrensville, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Military Cadet Corps, 3rd Battalion
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 1), Europe
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
59
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Gillis Street Public School Roll of Honor, Adelaide, South Australia. Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: John and Jane EVANS, Rankine Road, Torrensville, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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