Arthur Reginald (Reg) EVANS DSC

EVANS, Arthur Reginald

Service Number: NX57823
Enlisted: 25 July 1940
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 2nd/1st Independent Company / 'M' Special Unit / Coastwatchers
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 14 May 1905
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Manager, Burns Philp, Solomon Islands
Died: 31 January 1989, aged 83 years, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 2 Service

25 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Warrant Officer Class 2, SN NX57823
5 Oct 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, 2nd/1st Independent Company / 'M' Special Unit / Coastwatchers, RAN Operations - 'SW Pacific / Indian Ocean 1941-43'
11 Oct 1942: Involvement HMAS Torrens (Depot) / HMAS Encounter (Shore)
11 Oct 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Lieutenant
11 Oct 1942: Enlisted Adelaide
1 Mar 1943: Promoted Royal Australian Navy, Lieutenant , 2nd/1st Independent Company / 'M' Special Unit / Coastwatchers, Promoted to Lieutenant (Provisional) RANVR
20 Feb 1945: Honoured Distinguished Service Cross, London Gazette 20/2/45, Australian Gazette 1/3/45 "Bravery and enterprise in reconnaissance operations." See https://www.awm.gov.au/collection/R1573049
16 May 1946: Discharged
Date unknown: Honoured Distinguished Service Cross

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