OLD COLLEGIATE BOY

Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Evans, 9 Pagefield Road, Wavertree, have been officially notified that their son Private Oswald Evans, Machine-gun Section, Liverpool Scottish, previously reported wounded, was killed in action at Hooge on June 16. Private Evans joined the Battalion in August, and went to France in November, passing through all the winter campaign. His sergeant writes: “He was devoted to his duties and ever ready to volunteer for any dangerous work.” Private Evans was educated at Rathbone Council and Liverpool Collegiate Schools, and on completing his education entered the service of the Liverpool Corporation in the City Treasurer’s cash department where he was held in great esteem by all his colleagues

Extract from The Liverpool Echo – Tuesday August 10th 1915