They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning. WE WILL REMEMBER THEM.
In memory of my dear friend Edward (Ted) Slade R.C.N. 1933 - 2011. Also my Grandfathers. Alfred Arnold Chamberlaine R.S.M Kings Royal Rifles and Douglas Thomas Thrift, Royal Horse Artillery. Veterans of the Great War.
Friday, September 23, 2011
Sergeant George Arthur Evans
104218 Sergeant George Arthur Evans was born in Caledon Ontario on July 11, 1884. He would enlist at age 31 for his military service on July 15, 1915 in Regina Sask were he was working as a farmer.
Sergeant Evans would be wounded twice during his tour in France, once in 1916 at the Somme and again in 1918 in Mons. He would return home from France, and eventually die just shy of his 81st birthday on May 11, 1965.