2198817 Sergeant


Horace Evans


British Empire Medal


43 Bomb Disposal Section


Royal Engineers


Son of Robert Watkins Evans and Eliza Evans of West Bromwich, Staffordshire: Husband of Rita Evans of West Bromwich


Died on the 8th January 1944. Aged 32


Buried at Salerno War Cemetery, Italy


Grave III D 41




Sergeant H. Evans BEM  died whilst dealing with a 500lb British bomb fitted with a type 37 pistol. Sapper’s F.G. Biddle, P. Carney Sergeant H. Evans BEM, Corporal J.A. Johnston, Sapper’s W. Pearn, G.W. Rice and Lieutenant B.M.M. Sinclair also died at this incident.


View of Salerno Cemetery