Lance Corporal Francis James Evans

King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

Died: Tuesday 2 February 1915 (aged 20)

Connected records

Record:
EVANS, FRANCIS JAMES
Additional information:
Son of John Henry and Emma Evans.
Cemetery:
YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Panel 47.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Lieutenant Evans
Context:
returned_posted
Date:
2 Feb 1915
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Field Ambulance (page 67)
Name:
Captain Evans
Context:
joined
Date:
3 Feb 1915
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 4 Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (page 120)
Name:
Sergeant Evans
Context:
departed_leave
Date:
4 Feb 1915
Diary:
1 DIVISION: 3 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion Welsh Regiment. (page 123)
Name:
Private J Evans
Context:
Wounded
Date:
31 Jan 1915
Diary:
5 DIVISION: 6 Battalion Cheshire Regiment (page 22)
Name:
Private G Evans
Context:
awol
Date:
6 Feb 1915
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 1 Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers (page 36)