IN MEMORy by Pierre Vandervelden
The visit of Commonwealth graves in Communals Cemeteries & Churchyards in Belgium & France
ERE Churchyard (Hainaut Belgium)
|W.G. Evans - J. White|
|L/Cpl William George Evans
William was born in Tenby, and also resided there when he enlisted into the army.
He was posted to the 5th Bn, King's Liverpool Rgt, which had been in France since 22/02/1915, attached to 6th Brigade, 2nd Division.
William probably joined the bn in 1917, and would have fought at the Battle of Cambrai, where the Division was decimated during the German counter-attacks.
In 1918 the Division moved to Festubert, and in April met with the ferocious onslaught of the German Offensive in Flanders.
After the Battle of Estaires, the Division had made a stand that was to become famous, gaining the respect of even the German High Command.
After a hard campaign in Flanders, the tide turned in favour of the Allies, and the Division took part in the final advance in Flanders.
William was killed in action during this epic push.
Compiled by Gérard Lamotte
|Right, the Tenby Congregational Church
Great War Memorial, 1914-1918.
St. John's Methodist Church in Tenby is situated at South Parade.
There are two small Great War Memorial plaques inside the Church, one made of bronze, inside a wooden frame, which commemorates the fallen members of the original St. John's Church at Warren Street, and the other, made of marble, which commemorates the fallen members of Tenby Congregational Church who fell during the Great War.
These men are also commemorated on the main town memorial.
EVANS W G
United Kingdom Lance Corporal The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 1st/5th Bn. Date of Death: 21/10/1918 Service No: 381481
United Kingdom Lance Corporal The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 1st/5th Bn. Date of Death: 21/10/1918 Service No: 55914
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