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William Weston EVANS

Regimental number9448
Place of birthToowoomba, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLine repairer
AddressDalby, Queensland
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 6"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Evans, Rome Street off West Street, Toowoomba, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 December 1915
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name11th Field Company Engineers, Section 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 31 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Elizabeth EVANS. Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance.
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Discharge date10 April 1919
Other details

Married Agnes HEMPSTEAD, spinster, aged 28, All Saints Church, Brightlingsea, Essex, 16 October 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Osterley', 11 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne for Brisbane, 24 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit: wounded), Brisbane, 10 April 1919.

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death14 December 1939
Age at death52
Place of burialToowoomba Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, EVANS William Weston

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