CEF Soldier Detail

Private Edwin Maskell Evans
Died: September 15, 1916

Regimental Number:
434506
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
31st Battalion
Company:
C
Place of Birth:
Newport
Country:
Wales
Next of Kin:
George Evans, 6 Davis Street,Newbridge, South Wales.
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
August 23, 1887
Trade or Calling:
Labourer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Calgary, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
January 25, 1915
Age at enlistment:
28
Height:
5 Feet 6 1/2 Inches
Chest:
38 Inches
Expansion:
2 Inches
Religion:
Methodist
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Killed in the advance from Pozieres to Courcelette in the Somme offensive.
Date of Death:
September 15, 1916
Age at Death:
29
Buried at:
Serre Road Cemetery No. 2, Serre-les-Puisieux, France
Plot:
XX. C. 15.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box r2942 - 22
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes

Info from the war diary and attestation papers. This man is on the CWGC site.

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Infantry 31st Battalion C
Private Canadian Infantry 50th Battalion
Next of Kin: John Evans