Sydney Evans

Personal Details

Born: 18 February 1899 in Burleydam, Cheshire. He was also known as Sidney.

Family: He was the eldest of at least four children of William Evans, a farm waggoner, and his wife Pamela. He married Hannah Elson in 1929 in Whitchurch, Shropshire and together they had one child, Derrick R.

Residence: In 1901 he lived with his parents at Old Mill House, Newhall, Nantwich, Cheshire; by 1911 they had moved to Goldsmith Cottage, Burleydam. The 1919 Absent Voters’ Register shows him living at 3 Mile Bank (also known as 3 Creamery Cottages), Whitchurch; this is the same address as his father William. In 1939 he was living at 5 Talbot Street, Whitchurch. The burial record for his wife in 1984 shows she was living at 19 Claypit Street, Whitchurch.

Employment: In 1939 he was a labourer.

Died: In 1970 in North Shropshire, aged 71.

Military Details

Other Information: His father William also served in WW1.

Other military details not known

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