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Walter Andrew Evans

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Walter Andrew AWMM
  • Surname
    Evans AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    14600 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
    F. Evans (father), Upper Plain, Masterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    14600 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    Military Medal (MM) AWMM
    For conspicuous gallantry and initiative. On the 29th September 1918, near La Vacquerie, while in charge of a Lewis Gun Section L/ Corporal Evans showed marked gallantry and bold initiative under heavy enemy Shell and Machine Gun fire, in pushing forward his section to a flank bringing enfilade fire to bear on the crew of four 77mm Guns who were firing at our troops over open sights. His bold leadership was instrumental in the capture of both Guns and the enemy crew. AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer AWMM
  • 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Walter Evans was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Evans, of Gordon St., Lansdowne, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 October 1918 AWMM
    Le CateauFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Flesquieres Hill British Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM V. A. 16. AWMM
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  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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