Cyril Eisle EVANS


EVANS, Cyril Eisle

Service Number: 927
Enlisted: 27 August 1914, Enlisted at Randwick, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Ashfield, Ashfield, New South Wales
Schooling: Ashfield Superior Public School, New South Wales
Occupation: Station Hand
Died: Killed In Action, To Be Determined, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, Egypt, 20 May 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 11, Row C, 13 Headstone inscription reads: In memory of my dearly loved son Cyril Thy will be done, Lone Pine Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey, Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Inverell & District Memorial Olympic Pool WW1 Honour Roll, Inverell War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

27 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 927, 2nd (SA) Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Enlisted at Randwick, NSW
18 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 927, 2nd Infantry Battalion
18 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 927, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suffolk, Sydney
20 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2nd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli


Cyril was born in 1891 in Croydon NSW to Parents Andrew Evans (Norwegian immigrant) and Mary Emily Kinlyside.

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was Inverell, NSW

Son of Andrew and Mary Emily Evans of 'Bronte' Mills Street, Croydon, NSW. Brother of Philip Godsket Hector Evans who died of wounds on 26 February 1917 while serving with the 18th Battalion and is buried in the Martinpuich British Cemetery Row C, Grave 18

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal