EVANS, Earl Michael

Rank: 
Corporal (Acting Lance Sergeant)
Unit/Base: 
1 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Welch Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
3959724
P.O.W. number: 
18633
Born: 
Friday, September 21, 1917
Died : 
Friday, December 27, 1974
Acting Lance Sergeant Evans was reported missing 28 March 1942 after Operation Chariot at St. Nazaire, later found to be a prisoner of war. He had embarked on ML 306 for the raid.
Post war member of the Commando Association from Caerphilly.
 
Sources
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/3.
Prisoners War / National Archives file WO393/11.
German Record Cards of British PoW's / National Archives file WO416/114/73 (closed until 2028).
St Nazaire Society.
Register of Deaths, Merthyr Tydfil, Oct. Nov. Dec. 1974.
England & Wales Government Probate Death Index Glamorganshire.
Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 60 issued March 1975.
 

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