The War Graves of Ystradgynlais

David Evans

David Evans lived in Ystradgynlais and enlisted in Brecon. He served with the Welsh Regiment and was killed in action in France in 1915.

The information on David Evans has been compiled from a number of sources, including the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, from the Labour Voice newspaper, and the Parish Burial Register (courtesy of the Swansea Archives).

NameDavid Evans
Date of Death2nd October 1915
Place of DeathFrance
Age at Death
Unit and RegimentWelsh Regiment; 1st Bn.
Service Number37705
Additional InformationBorn Llanelly 1878. A Brick Setter, he married in 1900 Elizabeth Jones (Born Morriston 1879) and later moved to 5, Glantawe, Ystradgynlais. He enlisted at Brecon and was killed at Loos aged 37.
MemorialLOOS MEMORIAL - FRANCE; Panel 77 and 78.
Local MemorialsYstradgynlais War Memorial
Family Details
Known SonsRobert John EVANS born Morriston 1901
Edris EVANS born Morriston 1905
William James EVANS born Morriston 1907
David Richard EVANS born Morriston 1909
Known DaughtersCatherine Ann EVANS born Morriston 1910


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