REMEMBRANCE DISPATCH NO. 36 COMMEMORATES SECOND LIEUTENANT NEVILLE VERNON EVANS (SCHOOL HOUSE 1913-1916) WHO WAS KILLED IN ACTION ON 16TH AUGUST 1917.
Neville Vernon Evans, elder son of the Reverend J.D. Evans, Vicar of Treherbert, joined school House from Leatherhead at Easter 1913. Known as “Neddy”, he was popular “for his sterling qualities and cheery good nature”. He gained academic prizes at school and did “good service” in House fives, rugby and hockey teams. He also played for the ‘Fly Catchers’ in the cricket league competition, scoring a total of 335 runs in the season.
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