known 22nd June 1917
DIED OF WOUNDS – YOUTH SUCCUMBS IN FRANCE – Mr and Mrs Hatton, Puss in Boots Hotel, Buxton Road, Macclesfield, have been officially notified that their nephew, Private George Evans, Cheshire Regt, died on June 7th at a casualty clearing station in France from wounds received in action. A native of Shropshire, the late Private Evans was in his 19th year and received his education at the Mill Street Wesleyan Day School. He was connected with St Paul’s Church, being a member of the choir, and prior to joining the Army was employed by Mr Etchells, butcher, Mill Street. The deceased joined up on November 13th and was over on draft leave seven weeks ago. On returning to Oswestry he was sent straight out to France.
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