David Evans

Name

David Evans

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

17/11/1918
40

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
T4/110404
Army Service Corps
Clearing Office

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

GLASGOW WESTERN NECROPOLIS
P. 2586
United Kingdom

UK Memorials

St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey
Glasgow Western Necropolis, Glasgow

Pre War

David Evans, born in 1877 in Bushey, was the son of Thomas and Anne Evans of 7 Crook Log, Bushey. He worked as a farm labourer and married Avis Augusta Payne in 1897 in Watford. David and Avis had six children.

Wartime Service

David enlisted at Aldershot in 1915, at the age of 37, as Private T4/ 110404 in the Clearing Office, Army Service Corps, having previously undertaken four years’ military training. He served on the Western Front but was sent home on 12 November 1918. He died a week later, on 17 November 1918, from bronchial pneumonia, aged 40.

Additional Information

After his death he was recorded as the son of Thomas and Ann Evans; husband of Avis A. E. Evans, of 6, Caroline Cottages, Capel Rd., Oxhey, Herts. Born at Bushey, Herts. Also see ‘Additional Information’ provided with kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project – Please visit www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk.

Acknowledgments

Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild