William Weston EVANS MM

William Weston Evans MM Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Dalby
Occupation
Lineman
Enlisted
28-December-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
28
Status
Widower
Service No
9448
Rank
Sapper
Unit
11th Field Company Engineers
Embarked
31-May-1916
Place
Adelaide
Active Service
Western Front
Highest rank
Lance Corporal
Honours and Awards
Military Medal
Fate
Returned to Australia
January 1919
Notes

William Evans arrived in France in November 1916. He was wounded in action at Messines Ridge in June 1917 and hospitalised in England. While on leave in England in October 1918 he married Agnes Hempstead. He returned to Australia in January 1919 and was discharged in April.

 

Military Medal citation: "His Majesty the King has been graciously pleased to award the Military Medal for bravery in the Field." (Awarded 16 August 1917)