De Lacy Campbell Evans
Private 36433 - East Yorkshire Regiment
Killed in Action Flanders 3rd May 1917 : Aged 28
Arras Memorial Bay 4 and 5
De Lacy Campbell is a name confirmed through Huthwaite birth and residence, although war records disclosed few other details about this Private Evans upon which to link any potential relationship with three other listed Evans. Age and named parents addressing Huthwaite Market Place comes from local press, which leads to suppose that Private D.L.C. Evans was the youngest of three serving brothers in different regiments. William was killed in 1916, and the delayed confirmation of De Lacy's death was received by family at the same time his cousin Thomas met his fate also among the Flanders fields.
Descendants are since found offering personal tribute to Private Evans. They confirm that De Lacy Campbell was a son of Thomas Alfred Evans and Ellen French Smith, grocers of Hucknall Huthwaite, adding ancestral knowledge he was also a known great grandson of Stephen Evans and Martha Wilde.
Reportage supplied by Mr Paul Bradshaw plus Mrs Lynne Weston
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Age family and home details unconfirmed.
Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 DE LACY CAMPWELL EVANS, Born Huthwaite enlisted Mansfield, resides Huthwaite. Formerly 11535 A.C.C. East Yorks.Regt, 11th. Battalion Killed in action, France and Flanders, 3rd. May, 1917.
Angus and Rosemary Family Website A descendants tribute names parents of grandparents.
Written 23 Jul 06 Revised 21 Jun 14 © by Gary Elliott