EVANS, Walter Francis
(Service number 2/2115)
|First Rank||Bombardier||Last Rank||Corporal|
|Date||4 March 1880||Place of Birth||Dublin, Ireland|
|Date||10 August 1915||Age||35|
|Address at Enlistment||Temuka|
|Occupation||Land and Sharebroker|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||J. Charles Evans (brother), The Moorings, View Rd, Mt Eden, Auckland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||7th Reinforcements|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Field Artillery|
|Date||9 October 1915|
|Transport||Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With|
|Service Medals||1914-1915 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||23 June 1954||Age||74|
|Place of Death||Temuka|
|Memorial or Cemetery|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Walter married Hilda Clara Cooper in 1899, but the couple divorced in 1911. Later he was remarried to Georgina Florence.
William was a councillor for the Temuka Borough Council both before and after WWI.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (January 2015); NZ Births, Deaths, and Marirages at https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/Home/; Archives New Zealand: Paperspast at paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/
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