12/4266 Rifleman Eric Evans

12th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles

             7th June 1917

Born in Holloway, Middlesex on 20/10/1898.

His parents were Edwin Willie E. Evans(1872-1906) and

Ellen Sarah Adams(1874-1960). they married in 1897.

Eric had 1 brother ,Alfred(born in 1903).

In the 1901 census,the family are recorded living at 170 Estcourt Road,Fulham. Edwin was employed as a fireman,possibly

with a railway company.

In the 1911 census the family now lived at 3 Parkville Road Fulham.With Eric's father passing away in 1906 his mother

was now working as a daily domestic servant.

In 1912 Eric's mother remarried to John W Kettley.

Eric enlisted in West London as Rifleman S/24015 into The Rifle Brigade.He was later transferred as Rifleman 12/42366 In the

12th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles.

He was killed in action on 07/06/1917.

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