STEWART NICHOLSON EVANS

 

 

Born: 11th April 1891, ‘Cranbourne’ Westerfield Road, Ipswich.

Died: 9th July 1917; age 26; at Purley, Surrey.

Rank: Lieutenant; Regiment: H.M. Royal Flying Corps.

Formerly Suffolk Regiment, 2nd/6th Cyclist Battalion – T.F.

 

Grave Reference:

K.8.6A.

Ipswich Old Cemetery,

Ipswich,

Suffolk.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   Constitution Hill, Ipswich.

 

Stewart was 9 years old and living with his mother & sisters.

Jessie Alice Evans (nee Webster), 34, a Laundress – own account, born Reading, Berkshire.

Gladys Howard Evans, 11, born Ipswich.

Gwynredd Maud Evans, 8, born ‘Cranbourne’ Westerfield Road, Ipswich.

Phyllis Mary Evans, 6, born ‘Cranbourne’ Westerfield Road, Ipswich.

1 cook

1 housemaid

1 nurse

 

1911   68, Romford Road, Stratford East.

 

Stewart was 19 years, an Apprentice – G.E.R. Works – Loco Dept. He was boarding at the boarding house of 53 year old, widow, Elizabeth Hannah Mann.

 

Stewart’s mother Jessie Alice Evans died, June 1914, at 6, Paget Road, Ipswich.

 

Stewart’s father was Howard Brinsley Evans, born 1865, Clifton, Bristol, Gloucestershire. On the 1901 census Howard was 36 years old and a boarder at the home of 41 year old, Frederick S.D. Hogg, a Medical Practitioner at his home – Dalryorple House, Uxbridge Road, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire. He was a Coffee Planter – own account.

Howard had just returned from Colombo, Ceylon, he was listed as a Coffee Planter. In 1904, Howard left his family and emigrated to Monterey, California, U.S.A.

H.M. Royal Flying Corps:

http://www.airwar1.org.uk/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Flying_Corps

 

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