Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Alfred James Lawrence Evans

In memory of
Lieutenant
Alfred James Lawrence Evans
December 7, 1915

Military Service:

Age:
26
Force:
Army
Unit:
Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)
Division:
3rd Bn.
Honours and Awards:
Mentioned in Despatches

Additional Information:

Born:
May 27, 1889 Quebec City, Québec
Enlistment:
September 23, 1914 Valcartier, Québec

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Lorenzo Evans, of 65, St. Ursule St., Quebec, Canada. B.Sc. (McGill University).

Commemorated on Page 13 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information:

Cemetery:
BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION ; Nord, France
Grave Reference:
II. B. 62.
Location:
Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 kilometres south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. The Communal Cemetery is on the eastern outskirts of the town. From the Grand Place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn down the right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres. The cemetery is on the right and the BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is at the bottom end.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Honour Roll – From the "McGill Honour Roll, 1914-1918".  McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, 1926.
  • Grave Marker – Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England
Inscription
In loving memory of Lieutenant Alfred James Lawrence Evans
B.Sc. McGill, 1st Canadian Division, 7th December 1915, aged 26 years.
Born at Quebec. Died of wounds received on 23rd November 1915 while
in command of 1st Bde. Mining Sec. 3rd Btn. front line trenches Belgium.
Mentioned in despatches for gallant and distinguished conduct in the field.
 "The brave die never being deathless
  They but change their country's arms for more
  Their country's heart."

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