Whitchurch Herald 11th January 1919

Report in the Whitchurch Herald 11th January 1919 regarding the death of Alfred Evason

"Mrs Evason of 19 Bark Hill, has received the sad news of the death of her husband, Pte, A Evason while a prisoner of war. Pte, Evason was previously to joining the army in business in Whitchurch as a butcher, he was prominently connected to the Primitive Methodist Chapel, as a worker and Preacher. He joined the army in April 1917, being sent to the KSLI in Swansea, and the following October to Grantham for instructions in Machine Gun fighting. He landed in France in February 1918, and was taken prisoner in the German offensive in April, and died the following September in Le-Cateau Hospital."

Report in the Whitchurch Herald 11th January 1919 of a letter received by Mrs. Evason

"Dear Mrs Evason I regret that it is my painful duty to inform you of the death of Pte, A Evason as a prisoner of war, occurring in Le- Cateau Hospital during the month of September last. I very much regret I am unable to give you any more information.
In deepest sympathy yours faithfully
R Jetney, Captain,
Machine Gun Training Centre"

Whitchurch Herald 11th January 1919

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