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ARTHUR JAMES EVANS

EVANS, ARTHUR JAMES

RANK:   PRIVATE                SERIAL NO:  12368

UNIT:    2nd BATTALION, AUCKLAND INFANTRY REGIMENT 

BORN:       -/-/1895          -         ONGA ONGA, H.B.     

DIED:     01/06/1917        DIED OF WOUNDS     
         
PLACE:    PRISONER OF WAR, DIED IN GERMAN HANDS    
    
SINGLE:              RELIGION:   C of E 

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   Mr H.J. EVANS

SIBLINGS:           

NEXT OF KIN:   Mr H.J. EVANS (father), Makaretu, TAKAPAU

OCCUPATION:  LABOURER

EMPLOYER:   

LAST NZ ADDRESS:  TAKAPAU  

HEIGHT:   5’ 5”        WEIGHT:    154lb.        CHEST:   35”

COMP:               EYES:                   HAIR:  
    
EDUCATION:    4th EDUCATIONAL STANDARD

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:  LILLE SOUTHERN CEMETERY, NORD, FRANCE
             
    

ENLISTED:   TRENTHAM            DATE:   22/12/1915  

MAIN BODY:                   REINFORCEMENT:   12th          

MILITARY RECORD:
22/12/1915.  POSTED ‘G’ COMPANY, 11th REINFORCEMENT.
14/02/1915.  TRANSFERRED 3rd RESERVES.
15/03/1916.  JOINED ‘F’ COMPANY, 12th REINFORCEMENT.
06/05/1916.  EMBARKED WELLINGTON ON HMNZT 53, FOR EGYPT.
23/06/1916.  DISEMBARKED SUEZ, EGYPT. 
26/07/1916.  EMBARKED FOR ENGLAND FROM ALEXANDRIA.
07/08/1916.  MARCHED INTO ‘SLING’, POSTED ‘D’ COY, N.Z. RIFLE BRIGADE .
26/08/1916.  MARCHED OUT FOR FRANCE. 
20/09/1916.  JOINED 2nd BATTALION, AUCKLAND INFANTRY REGIMENT.
22/02/1917.  REPORTED MISSING, BELIEVED PRISONER OF WAR.
01/05/1917.  PRISONER OF WAR, LEMBURG, GERMANY (FRACTURED RIGHT LEG).
01/06/1917.  DIED AS PRISONER OF WAR, LILLE GERMANY.

 

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.