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

 

Notes:

 

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