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VC1064    Arthur Walter Evans


Name   Arthur Walter Evans    No.      

VC Issue No.   1064   Awards   VC   DCM  

Regiment   Lincolnshire Regiment, 6th Battalion


Now   Royal Anglian Regiment

Rank VC Won   Lance-Sergeant

Rank End Of Career   Sergeant

Place Of Birth   33 Caradoc Road, Seaforth, Litherland, Liverpool, Lancashire, England

Place Of Death   At his home, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia or Prince of Wales Hospital

Buried/Location Ashes   Park Cemetery, Regent Avenue, Lytham-St-Anne's, Lancashire, England

Cremated   North Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Date Buried/Cremated   29 March 1937

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Church of England Section A, Grave 483

Gazetted   30 October 1918 (Simpson) & 31 March 1919 (Evans)

VC Presented   6 December 1918 by King George V at Vincent Barracks, Valenciennes, France


P  Headstone, Park Cemetery, Regent Avenue, Lytham-St-Anne's, Lancashire, England

Evans Crescent, Canberra, ACT, Australia

P  Memorial, Rimrose Hope CofE Primary School, Thomson Road, Seaforth, Liverpool

P  Victoria Cross Paving Stone, Bowersdale Park, Seaforth Road, Liverpool

By The Way…

In 1914 he changed his name to Walter Simpson, later changing it  back to Arthur Evans 1919

VC Held By

Not known



VC 1063 VC 1065
VC 1063
VC 1065

BORN   8 April 1891

DIED   1 November 1936  AGE   45

VC Won   2 September 1918   AGE   27

Place VC Won  Near Etaining, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War