Address: 57 Newport Road, Hanslope
Parents: Thomas Burt Evans, Fettler in Railway carriages ‘Wagon Works’ (born 1866 in Stoke Goldington, died October 5, 1939) and Sarah Ann Evans (nee Herbert) (born May 17, 1867; died January 26, 1942) Was a lace maker.
Arnold born: February 8, 1892; Baptised: March 3, 1894
Died: Died of wounds May 12, 1917
Will: Mother sole legatee
Family information: Thomas and Sarah’s children were:
1911 census: Percy, now 21, was a brass finisher; Arnold, age 19 was a Coach Maker apprentice; Gertrude was a domestic servant and Sidney age 14 was a farm labourer. Cyril age 10 was at school with another son Arthur, age 8; another daughter, Beatrice, was aged 3.
Army career: no. 13342 Lance Corporal, 7th Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry,
Served in France and Salonika. Died from wounds received in the Battle of Doiron – see details
http://www.lightbobs.com/7-service-bn-oxf–bucks-li-1916-1917.html (nb at bottom of their page)
Buried Sarigol Militery Cemetery, Kriston, Greece.
Medals: Victory, British and Star
Remembered: Buried in in Sarigol Military Cemetery, Kriston, Greece. Grave no. B276His headstone reads ‘To memory ever dear’.
War Memorial, St James The Great, Hanslope