Canadian Virtual War Memorial

James Lloyd Evans

In memory of:

Captain James Lloyd Evans

September 1, 1918

Military Service


Age:

39

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

5th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of James Bowen Evans and Sarah Elizabeth Evans, of Mold, North Wales; husband of Edith Eleanor Evans, of Miniota, Manitoba. Served in the South African Campaign.

Commemorated on Page 405 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

SUN QUARRY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

C. I.

Location:

Cherisy is a village approximately 13 kilometres south-east of Arras. The Cemetery is 1.5 kilometres south-east of the village on the north-east side of the D38 road to Hendecourt. Cherisy village was captured by the Allied 18th Division on May 3, 1917, but lost the same night; and it remained in German hands until it was retaken by the Canadian Corps on August 27, 1918. The cemetery takes it name from a flint quarry, known to the British Army as Sun Quarry, located a short distance south-east of Cherisy. The Cemetery covers an area of 462 square metres and is enclosed by brick walls.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker – Grave marker - Sun Quarry Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Attestation Paper – Attestation Paper
  • Attestation papers
  • Photo of James Lloyd Evans – James Lloyd Evans
  • Photo of Evans family – Evans family; Edith (wife), Frank, Gladys, Eric.
  • Group Photo 161 Battalion – Officers of the 161st Battalion, C.E.F., in England, probably 1916. J.L.Evans is on front row, at right.
  • Officers of the 5th Battalion – Officers of the 5th Battalion, C.E.F., in France, 1918. J.L.Evans is back row, centre.

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