We remember Alexander Arthur John Evans

We remember Alexander Arthur John Evans

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Timeline

Timeline

1884
sibling Leopold George Evans Source:5494680 February 1884
1890
sibling Augustus Thomas Robert James Evans Source:5494680 9th February 1890
1891
sibling William George Evans Source:5494680 September 1891
1892
sibling Samuel Lowden Evans Source:5494680 1892
1895
sibling Violet Victoria Evns Source:5494680 19th January 1895
1896
birth Plaistow, Essex United Kingdom Source:5494680 3rd October 1896
1896
sibling Charles Frederick Twin Brother Evans Source:5494680 3rd October 1896
1899
sibling Horace Victor Evans Source:5494680 18th December 1899
1901
dates Age 4 Source:5494680 31st March 1901
1901
location 177 Queen's Road, West Ham, Essex United Kingdom parents address Source:5494680 31st March 1901
1902
sibling Albert Edward Evans Source:5494680 20th January 1902
1903
sibling Melba Alexandra Grace Evans Source:5494680 18th June 1903
1905
sibling Herbert Hector Evans Source:5494680 1905
1911
employment Office boy Stockbroker Plaistow, Essex United Kingdom Source:5496410 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 14 Source:5494680 2nd April 1911
1911
location 54, Harpour Road, Barking, Esex United Kingdom parents address Source:5494680 2nd April 1911
1914
location 10, London Road, Plaistow, Essex United Kingdom parents address Source:5494680 1914
1915
employment Window Cleaner Plaistow, Essex United Kingdom Source:5494680 May 1915
1915
enlistment St Paul's churchyard, London United Kingdom Source:5494680 7th May 1915
1915
location 34, Grafton Road South, Plaistow, Essex United Kingdom away from home address Source:5494680 7th May 1915
1915
service British Army Rifleman S/10445 Rifle Brigade 6th and 9th Battalions Source:5494680 8th May 1915 - 15th September 1916
1915
theatres Western Europe :1 Source:5494680 7th October 1915 - 15th September 1916
1916
hospitalisation Admitted to hospital with fever and flu like symptoms probably from lice. Hospital/Institution Source:5494680 6th February 1916 - 11th February 1916
1916
hospitalisation Wounded in action, gun shot to thigh. Hospital/Institution Source:5494680 18th May 1916 - 16th June 1916
service British Army Private S/10445 Rifle Brigade Source:1743222
1916
death Killed in Action Killed the 1st day of the battle of Flers-Coucelette between Flers and Lesbouefs and initially buried on the battlefield. The Somme, Picardy France Source:5494680 15th September 1916
burial Buried on the battlefield between Flers and Lesbouefs at map reference 57c.T.2.b.35.25 close to Lesboeufs later moved to Combles 1.C.39 Source:5494680

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Alexander Arthur John
Initials AAJ
Last Name Evans
Source 5494680
First Names John Alexander
Initials JA
Last Name Evans
Source 5494680
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
10, London Road, Plaistow, Essex United Kingdom parents address known 1914
177 Queen's Road, West Ham, Essex United Kingdom parents address known 31st March 1901
34, Grafton Road South, Plaistow, Essex United Kingdom away from home address known 7th May 1915
54, Harpour Road, Barking, Esex United Kingdom parents address known 2nd April 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army S/10445 Rifle Brigade Private
British Army S/10445 Rifle Brigade 6th and 9th Battalions Rifleman
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Ann Clarissa Evans nee Robinson mother
Augustus Thomas Evans father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Leopold George Evans brother February 1884
Augustus Thomas Robert James Evans brother 9th February 1890
William George Evans brother September 1891
Samuel Lowden Evans brother 1892
Violet Victoria Evns sister 19th January 1895
Charles Frederick Twin Brother Evans brother 3rd October 1896
Horace Victor Evans brother 18th December 1899
Albert Edward Evans brother 20th January 1902
Melba Alexandra Grace Evans sister 18th June 1903
Herbert Hector Evans brother 1905
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Grey Fair
DateHeightSource
1915-05-07 5'6"

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Official Records

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External Evidence

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WW1 Service Records Holly8781
1901 Census Holly8781
1911 Census Holly8781
9th Battalion Rifle Brigade War Diaries Holly8781
9th Btn King's Royal Rifle Corps War Diaries May 1915-June 1918 Holly8781
Birth Registration Holly8781
The First Tank Crews Holly8781

Multimedia

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S/10445 Rifleman Alexander A J Evans-John A Evans Holly8781
Alex and his twin brother Charlie Holly8781
Grave of S/10445 Rifleman John A Evans (Alex) Holly8781
Grave in the snow Holly8781
CWGC remembered with honour Holly8781
The first tanks in battle Holly8781
Mark 1 tank Holly8781
Birth certificate 1896 Holly8781
Death certificate 1916 Holly8781
Copy of 1901 Evans family census Holly8781
Copy of 1911 Evans family census Holly8781
S/10445 John Alex Evans military record page 1 Holly8781
S/10445 John Alex Evans military record page 2 Holly8781
Military record active service form Holly8781
Military record statement of living relatives Holly8781
Receipt for 1914-1915 Star Holly8781
Receipt for Victory medal Holly8781
Receipt for British War Medal Holly8781
Mark 1 Tank Holly8781
Combles Cemetery register form Holly8781
CWGC Burial Identification and cross erection Holly8781
CWGC Grave allocation Holly8781

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