THE  DOVER WAR MEMORIAL  PROJECT

 

war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper


Service Record Notes

EVANSON, ROGER MACDONELL

Age. 23.
Born abt. 1891.
Hougham, Kent.
Regt. Royal Fusiliers.
Rgtl. No. 16521.
 
Short Service.
Attestation of
G/16521 - Evanson R. M. - Royal Fusiliers.
Age 23 years-2 months.
Trade-Student.
Have you ever served in the Royal Navy, the Army ----? Yes, Clifton College, OTC.
Have you ever been rejected as unfit for Military or Naval forces of the Crown?  Yes, height.
 
Enlisted at Epsom 19 October 1914
 
Joined at Epsom 19/10/14.
R.F. 19. Posted.
28. Posted 13/11/15.
19. Posted 24/12/15.
 
Royal West Kent’s - Transferred 1/7/16.
Posted 27/10/16.
Posted 27/4/17.
Posted BEF. 14/6/17.
Missing - Pte. 31/7/17.
 
Casualty Form- Active Service.
Embarked 25 December 1915.
Joined Battn. - Field - 17/1/16.
Admitted hospital - Sick - Field - 28/4/16.
Admitted - Follic Invinsibles? - Etaples 28/4/16.
Discharged Etaples 1/5/16
To Unit - Field - 11/5/16.
To Duty - Field - 11/5/16.
Wounded at duty - Field - 11/5/16.
Bronchitis - (Trench Fever) to HS St. Denis ex 2Aust G. Hos. Boulogne 25/10/16
 
Joined on Enlistment - 18th Reserve Batt. Royal Fusiliers.
Transferred to 28th Res. Batt. Royal Fusiliers 13/11/15.
Transferred to 19th Service Bn. Royal Fusiliers 24/12/15.
Became on effective by - 3rd Bn. The Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regt.
 
Royal West Kent Regt. 7th. Death assumed on or since 31st July 1917 Ex. Force France.
31/7/17.
 
Royal West Kent Rgt. 16521 - Evanson R. M. deceased.
Father - Arthur Macdonnell Evanson, Chilverton Elms, Nr. Dover.
Mother - Katherine Mary Evanson - as above.
Brother - Arthur Charles T. Evanson age 24˝ Junior ? Service club ? London.  

 


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