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Bernard George Evans

Portrait from The Weekly News; 27 August 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait from The Weekly News; 27 August 1941 - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Bernard George AWMM
  • Surname
    Evans AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Bunny AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ401804 AWMM
    • WWII 401804 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs D. Evans (mother), 2 Calliope Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ401804 AWMM
    • WWII 401804 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    Killed on air operations AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Bernard Evans was the son of Harry and Daisy Evans, of Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand.

    Attended Takapuna School.

    Well known sportsman, rugby player, cyclist and surfer. He played first grade rugby for the Takapuna Club.

    A remembrance service is held each Armistice in the village Ashmanhaugh.

    Remembered on the Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna.

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    13 August 1941 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Scottow Cemetery, Norfolk, England AWMM Grave 257. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Takapuna War Memorial, The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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