Private Walter James Evans

Devonshire Regiment

Died: Wednesday 16 February 1916 (aged 21)

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Record:
EVANS, WALTER JAMES
Additional information:
Son of James and Sarah Evans, of 5, Brynlliw Cottages, Groves End, near Pontardulais, Glam., S. Wales.
Cemetery:
CORBIE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Plot I. Row D. Grave 18.
Country:
France

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Name recorded:
Evans, W J
Memorial:
Working Mens And Conservative Club (WMR 38209)
Location:
Tylorstown, Mid Glamorgan
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
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St Mabon Church Roll Of Honour WW1 (WMR 13399)
Location:
Llanfabon, Mid Glamorgan
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
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Bryn Paderau Memorial Park (WMR 13367)
Location:
Tywyn, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
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Great And Little Kimble - WW1 Served (WMR 8293)
Location:
Great Kimble, Buckinghamshire
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
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St Swithun WW1 (WMR 49336)
Location:
Bournemouth, Dorset
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
Memorial:
Redruth War Memorial (WMR 9228)
Location:
Redruth, Cornwall
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
Memorial:
St. Mary's Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 7004)
Location:
Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
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St Swithun's Crucifix (WMR 49338)
Location:
Bournemouth, Dorset
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
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St Saviours Parishioners - WW1 (WMR 25558)
Location:
Dartmouth, Devon
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
Memorial:
Wood Street Congregational Church,- WW1 Roll of Honour (lost) (WMR 7113)
Location:
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Name recorded:
Evans, W J
Memorial:
Peace Memorial Oak (WMR 49332)
Location:
Bath, Avon
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
Memorial:
St John The Baptist Church (WMR 72282)
Location:
Caversham, Berkshire
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
Memorial:
St Peters Parishioners - WW1 (served) (WMR 36554)
Location:
Carmarthen, Dyfed
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
Memorial:
Grovesend (WMR 36905)
Location:
Grovesend, West Glamorgan
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
Memorial:
Mold Roll of Honour (WMR 38071)
Location:
Hawarden, Clwyd
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
Memorial:
Llanfair PG, Llanedwen and Penmynydd (WMR 7002)
Location:
Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
Memorial:
Llanfair PG (WMR 7006)
Location:
Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Gwynedd
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
Memorial:
Merlins Bridge Column (WMR 6966)
Location:
Haverfordwest, Dyfed
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
Memorial:
Nelson - Cenotaph (WMR 6778)
Location:
Nelson, Mid Glamorgan
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
Memorial:
Bromborough Pool (WMR 1276)
Location:
Bromborough Pool Village, Merseyside
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
Memorial:
Barry Memorial Hall (WMR 6633)
Location:
Barry, South Glamorgan
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
Memorial:
Panteg (WMR 3699)
Location:
Panteg, Gwent
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
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Location:
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Name recorded:
Evans, W J
Memorial:
Walsoken (WMR 1304)
Location:
Wisbech, Cambridgeshire
Name recorded:
Evans, W J
Memorial:
Rhondda - WW1 (WMR 6783)
Location:
Tonypandy, Mid Glamorgan

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Name:
Captain Evans
Context:
departed_posted
Date:
17 Feb 1916
Diary:
6 DIVISION: 16 Field Ambulance (page 250)
Name:
Lieutenant Lee Evans
Context:
Wounded
Date:
12 Feb 1916
Diary:
7 DIVISION: 91 Infantry Brigade: 21 Battalion Manchester Regiment. (page 26)