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James Robert EVANS

Regimental number3832
Date of birth8 June 1900
Place of birthPyrmont, New South Wales
SchoolBlackfriars School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse-driver
AddressStanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, George Frederick Evans, 25 Durham Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 December 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularKnown in civil life as J.R.P. STURLA.
Other details

Enlisted September 1915; discharged at relatives' request (being only 15 years 9 months); re-enlisted June 1916. Enlisted (third time), 5 December 1916, under the assumed name of J.R. EVANS.

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsG.R. Evans was his brother, not his father as stated on the Attestation Form. True name: James Robert STURLA

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