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George EVANS

Regimental number4172
Place of birthHawker, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMorgan, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 5.25"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs H C Evans, Morgan, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Discharge date18 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1696 Sergeant William Richard EVANS, 7th Light Trench Mortar Battery, returned to Australia, 8 April 1919; 1694 Corporal James Herbert EVANS, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Leicestershire', 9 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne (invalid), 22 January 1919, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 18 May 1919.

War service: 3 years 278 days (of which 3 years 12 days were abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 September 1939
SourcesNAA: B2455, EVANS George

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