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Allan Ernest EVANS

Regimental number58787
Place of birthPetersham, New South Wales
SchoolRyde Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
OccupationJunior clerk
AddressRyde, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 6"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, E.W. Evans, Quarry Road, Ryde, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 May 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 May 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th General Service (NSW) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 July 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th General Service Reinforcements
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia.
FateDied of disease 20 October 1918
Place of death or woundingFovant Camp Hospital, Wiltshire, England
Age at death19.9
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialCompton Chamberlayne Cemetery, Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest Wesley and Agnes Ellen EVANS, Quarry Road, Ryde, New South Wales
Other details

War service: England.

Embarked Sydney, 17 July 1918; admitted to Ship's Hospital, 5 August 1918; discharged, 6 August 1918; disembarked London, England, 27 September 1918.

Marched into 12th Training Bn, 27 September 1918, and allotted to 13th Bn reinforcements the same day.

Admitted to Military Hospital, Fovant, 15 October 1918 (pneumonia, seriously ill).

Died, Military Hospital, Fovant, 20 October 1918 (pneumonia).

Buried, Compton Chamberlayne Cemetery, 24 October 1918.

Medal: British War Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, EVANS Allan Ernest

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