|Place of birth||Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales|
|School||Fort Street Model Public School, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Other training||2 Years at Hawkesbury Agricultural College, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Hastings Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs E Evers, Camenz, Hastings Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in 2nd Bn, Australian Naval & Military Expeditionary Force; returned to Australia; did not take part in capture of German New Guinea..|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Atherton, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||26th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/43/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||26th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||'While suffering from pneumonia he was invalided from Gallipoli to Cairo where while convalescent he was granted special permission at the request of General White and on the recommendation of Brig. General Lothbinithe and Sellheim to carry out in the Egyptian State Railway Workshops at Boulac, Cairo, the construction of a model of 2 periscopic sights for 2 machine guns which he was perfecting and which he had invented while on duty as machine gun driver on Gallipoli. Unfortunately, before completing this work he contracted smallpox which proved fatal.' Details from Mother.|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Age at death||26|
|Age at death from cemetery records||26|
|Place of burial||Cairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 62), Egypt|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Frederick F. and Emily EVERS, 46 Weldon Street, Sydney, New South Wales|
War service: Embarked Cairns, 8 August 1914, for garrison duty, Thursday Island (War Station).
Re-embarked Thursday Island, 16 August 1914, on board HT 'Kanowna', for German New Guinea.
Returned to Townsville, 18 September 1914, on account of on-board trouble caused by ship's firemen; did not particpiate in capture of Rabaul.
Discharged, 18 September 1914.
Enlisted in AIF, 5 June 1915; embarked Brisbane, 29 June 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli), 4 September 1915.
Admitted to 7th Field Ambulance, Mudros; transferred to 27th General Hospital, Mudros, 5 January 1916 (influenza); to HS 'Asturias', 11 January 1916, and admitted to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 14 January 1916; transferred to Convalescent Camp, Helouan, 17 January 1916; discharged to duty, 29 January 1916.
Admitted to Convalescent Camp, Helouan, 2 February 1916 (influenza); discharged to duty, 29 February 1916.
Admitted to No 3 Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 3 May 1916 (not yet diagnosed); listed as 'dangerously ill', 5 May 1916; transferred to Government Hospital, Abbassia, 12 May 1916 (smallpox).
Died of smallpox, 15 May 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Second given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Lissing.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, EVERS Otto Lessing|