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Jack Cave Evans

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Jack Cave AWMM
  • Surname
    Evans AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    23390 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    20 November 1914 AWMM New PlymouthTaranaki AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1940 AWMM Box 56, Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Elizabeth M. Evans (wife), Matai Street, Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 27 August 1940 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    23390 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Jack Evans was the son of Henry Cave Evans and Mabel Nellie Evans, of Te Kuiti, Auckland, New Zealand; husband of Elizabeth Mary Evans, of Cambridge, Auckland.

    Born in Te Kuiti or Tauranga

    His name appears in the NZ Herald 20 July 1942 as killed in action.

    Listed in 27 Battalion Roll of Honour, Kay (1958).

    There is further information on the Fulljames family in a file which is kept in the Auckland Museum Library Archives. Within this file is information on the family pedigree as well as another family member. David Owen Fulljames (NX 32218) served with the Australian Army during the Second World War, going missing in Malaya. He is the son of Edward Vincent and Emma Jessie Fulljames of Rotorua, born in 1916. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 32 AWMM
    El AlameinWestern Desert AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM I. G. 8. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Death notice: Te Kuiti Newspaper and Waikato Times AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.143 AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1958). 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Bay of Plenty Beacon (Bay of Plenty) AWMM
      Death notice: Te Kuiti Newspaper and Waikato Times AWMM
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