British Empire Medal
43 Bomb Disposal Section
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