Hugh Colman EVANS

54th Infantry Battalion, A.I.F.

Private, Regimental No. 4489.

Killed in Action , 19 July 1916, Fromelles, France.







Biographical Details

Born: abt. 1891 at Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.

Father: ?

Mother: ?

Marital Status: Single.

Education: Totnes Grammar School, Devon, England.

Occupation: Shop Assistant.


Service and Enlistment Details

Enlisted on 20 June 1915 at Liverpool, NSW.

Address at Enlistment: Henleage, Milton Street, Mackay, QLD.

Embarkation Details: Embarked Overseas on

16 February 1916 with 13th  Battalion,

14th  Reinforcements at Sydney, NSW on

Ship H.M.A.T. A70 "Ballarat".

Cause of Death: Killed in Action on 19 July 1916 while serving with 54th  Battalion at Somme, France at the age of 27 years.

Burial place: No Known grave.

Next of Kin:  Sister, Mrs. A. G. Evans, Milton Street, Mackay, QLD.

Religion: Presbyterian.


Commemorative Details

Panel 159, Australian War Memorial;

V.C Corner Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France.

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