John William Evison

Royal Air Force

Personal Details

Born: 28 December 1900 in Whitchurch, Shropshire.

Family: He was the younger of two children born to John Evison, a builder’s carter, and his wife Clara Evison. He married Ivy M Matthews in 1934 in Pontypridd, Glamorganshire; no children can be located for this marriage.

Residence: In 1901 he was living at 2 Bark Hill, Whitchurch; by 1911 the family had moved to 16 Oddfellows Cottages, Whitchurch. In 1939 he was living at 24 Middle Street, Trallwn, Pontypridd; at the time of his death he lived at 13 Bonvilston Road, Pontypridd.

Employment: In 1918 he was a chauffeur; in 1939 he was described as a motor transport driver.

Died: 6 February 1973 in Pontypridd.

Military Details

Regiment: Royal Air Force 

Rank: Private

Service Number: 310258

Date of Enlistment: 29 October 1918

Date of Discharge: 14 August 1920

Reason for Discharge: Demobilisation

Medals and Awards

Unlikely to have been awarded medals as he did not see enemy action.

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