Eric William Evans

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Eric William Evans
Personal Information
Date of Birth 13 Mar 1923
Place of Birth Subiaco, Western Australia
Death 21 Dec 1980, aged 57
Place of Death Byford, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 19 years old
Description 5'8" (1.73m) tall ; 140lbs
63.503 kg
; medium complexion ; grey eyes ; brown hair ; scar on right knee
Occupation farm hand
Religion Methodist
Address Byford, Western Australia
Next of Kin Father , Mr. Richard Evans
Military Information
Reg Number W67684
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

War Service

On 23 Mar 1942 Eric enlisted in the Volunteer Defence Corps at Armadale and was allocated to the 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion. Along with the rest of his unit he was placed in Reserve on 1 May 1945. Jessie Esther Cole ??

Post War

Electoral Roll entries: 1949 - 1977 at 'Pendelbury', Byford, farm hand; 1980 at Loc 721 South West highway, Byford, farm hand


Eric's mother Jessie Esther Cole Evans lived with him until his death. She died 13 Aug 1990 aged 93 in Carlisle.

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