EVANS, Edward James

Rank: 
Corporal
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
CH/X 112376
Died : 
Thursday, November 2, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
19
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 

Cpl. Evans was killed during operations at Walcheren. 

He died during the period when his Commando were clearing the enemy from a series of gun batteries along the dunes at Westkapelle from Zouteland to west of Groot Valkenisse and Klein Valkenisse. Snipers and enemy mortar fire resulted in many casualties. 
(Source: Professor (Capt) John Forfar MC. 47RM Cdo.  'From Omaha to the Scheldt.)
 

His nephew John Evans adds "Cpl Edward (Ted) James Evans was was one my late father's younger brothers, aged just a bit over 19 at the time of his death." 

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