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:

1901 census: Herbert, age 13, then a Cattle boy on Farm; Percy age 11; Arnold age 9; Gertrude age 7; Bertha age 5; Sydney age 3; and Cyril just a few months.                           

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–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

EVANS, Arnold Alfred

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