Rank or Title
Date of Birth
Date of Death
5 Apr 1918
War time / or Pre War occupation
Place of Birth
World War I Address
Place of Death
War Memorial Location
Soldier or Civilian
Cpl Lionel Burt Evans, 720752, 24th Battalion London Regiment, was killed in action in Flander on April 5th, 1918. His widow Isabella was given the official news at her home at 219 High Town Road, Luton.
Lionel had joined the Londons at the outbreak of war and was trained at St Albans. He went to France in March 1915 and was wounded at Givenchy, returning to France after recovering from his wounds.
He was a son of Joseph and Elizabeth Jane Evans, born in 1895. He married Isabella Donna Everett at St Albans in 1915 and they had a young son.
Before enlistment he worked as a dental mechanic for Mr Wardill, of Park Street West.