Evans, Samuel –

Samuel was a reservist and was mobilised with the Border Regiment. at Carlisle on 07/08/1914 and went to France 25/11/1914 where he was injured and returned to the South of England for treatment. He quickly recovered and left Shoeburyness on the 26/05/1915 heading for the Dardanelles and had been in the trenches there for about a month when he met his death. Samuel had worked as a bricklayers labourer for Salford Corporation prior to the war and lived at 168 Tatton Street, Salford, Lancashire.

Personal details

  • Surname: Evans
  • Forename: Samuel
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Salford, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Hulme, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 29
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: June 28th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 1st (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: 4860
  • Regiment: Border Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


Local newspaper entries

  • Salford Advertiser/Salford Reporter entries: 18/12/1915

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