Lance Corporal 19343 - Royal Welsh
Regiment of Fusiliers 16th Battalion
Killed in Action Flanders 11th July 1916 : Aged 30
Thiepval Memorial Pier and Face 4 A.
Enlisting at Mansfield; William proves to be a respected son of Mr and Mrs T Evans from Huthwaite. Noting they had two other grown sons in the army, further reportage can now determine that William was not only the brother of Private D.L.C. Evans, but also a cousin to Private T.H. Evans.
Identifying reportage from Paul Bradshaw
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Age family and home details unconfirmed.
Soldiers who died in the Great War 1914 - 1919 WILLIAM EVANS, born Huthwaite, enlisted Mansfield, 16th.Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers Lance Corporal 19343 Killed in action, France and Flanders.
Written 23 Jul 06 Revised 16 May 14 © by Gary Elliott