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Place of Birth: Esholt, Yorkshire
Service No: 2124
Regiment / Corps / Service: Australian Field Artillery
Battalion / Unit: 3rd Australian Field Artillery Brigade, Ammunition Column
Division: 1st Australian Division
Date of Death: 1915-09-16
CWGC Grave / Memorial Reference: D. 211.
CWGC Cemetery: ALEXANDRIA (CHATBY) MILITARY AND WAR MEMORIAL CEMETERY
CWGC Memorial: ---
Non-CWGC Burial: ---
Local War Memorial: LONG PRESTON, YORKSHIRE
Harry Evans was the son of Stephen and Barbara Ellen Evans, née Clarkson. Stephen was born at Bradwell, Derbyshire and Barbara Ellen at Hornsea, Yorkshire.
1891 Esholt, Yorkshire Census: Church Road - Harry Evans, aged 2 months, born Esholt, son of Stephen and Ellen Evans.
1901 Long Preston, Yorkshire Census: The Green - Harry Evans, aged 10 years, born Esholt, Yorkshire, son of Stephen and Ellen Evans.
1911 Long Preston, Yorkshire Census: The Green - Harry Evans, aged 20 years, born Esholt, Yorkshire, son of Stephen and Barbara Evans.
Harry’s sister, Annie, was married to Chief Motor Mechanic William Howson (MB/864) (q.v.).
Australian service records: www.naa.gov.au › The collection › Popular research topics › Defence › Service records
See also: 'Long Preston and the Great War' by Long Preston Heritage Group (2015).
Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entryView Entry in CPGW Book
Entry in West Yorkshire Pioneer Illustrated War Record:
EVANS, Driver Harry, [Long Preston], 7th Battalion Australian Field Artillery, died of typhoid fever. He went to Australia some years ago.
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Driver Harry EVANS
Regiment / Corps / Service Badge: Australian Field Artillery
Divisional Sign / Service Insignia: 1st Australian Division
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