EVANS, Harold Thomas
(Service number 1229)

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Date 8 May 1891 Place of Birth Maerewhenua

Enlistment Information

Date 17 August 1914 Age 24
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Engineer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Thomas Evans (father), Wellington St, Timaru
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with Australian Imperial Forces Served in Army
Military District

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Other Units Served With H Compnay, 14 Battalion
Last Unit Served With

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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

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Date 23 March 1963 Age 71
Place of Death Traralgon, Victoria, Australia
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Rifleman Harold Thomas Evans was born on 8 May 1891, the son of Thomas Evans and Mary (née Attiwell) of Maerewhenua.

Harold elisted on 17 August 1914, serving with H Company, 14 Battalion of the Australian Imperial Forces.

Harold married Leonora Marie Winstanley, and died on 23 March 1963 at Traralgon, Victoria, Australia, Age 71.

Harold's brother's Eyre Llewellyn Evans (KIA), Owen Evans, and Hugh McAlpine Evans also served in WWI with New Zealand Forces. His brother-in-law, Edward Mark Hoare, served at the same time with the Navy.


SCRoll web submission by R Evans, 4 August 2018

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