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VC889   Lewis Pugh Evans

Name   Lewis Pugh Evans  No.      

VC Issue No.   889   Awards   VC   CB   CMG   DSO & Bar

Regiment   Black Watch commanding 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment


Now   3rd Battalion, The Black Watch, Royal Regiment of Scotland

Rank VC Won   Acting Lieutenant Colonel

Rank End Of Career   Brigadier - General

Place Of Birth   Lovesgrove, Abermadd, near Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, Wales

Place Of Death   Paddington Railway Station, London, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Llanbadarn Fawr Churchyard, Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, Wales


Date Buried/Cremated   

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Family Plot

Gazetted   26 November 1917

VC Presented   2 January 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Llanbadarn Fawr Churchyard, Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire, Wales

P  Memorial Plaque, Near War Memorial,  Llanbadarn Fawr, Dyfed, Wales

P  Named on Victoria Cross Memorial, Eaton College, Windsor, Berkshire

By The Way…

He had family connections to two other Victoria Cross winners 128 Willam Cubitt and 137 James Hills-Johnes

VC Held By

The Lord Ashcroft collection I.W.M



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The First World War

BORN   3 January 1881

DIED   30 November 1962  AGE   81

VC Won   4 October 1917   AGE   36

Place VC Won   Near Joist Farm, Zonnebeke, Belgium

War/Campaign   First World War 1917