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Maurice John EVANS

Regimental number3533
Place of birthLogan, Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
AddressBroome, North West, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 7.25"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Edgar Francis Evans, Many Peaks via Gladstone, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the 2nd Queensland Contingent, South Africa (Boer War).
Enlistment date6 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 March 1917
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 31st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS A73 Commonwealth on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Discharge date26 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Khyber', 10 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit: malaria), Perth, 26 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 January 1962
Place of burialNudgee Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, EVANS Maurice John

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