Guardsman Evan J Bevan

29 Jul 1925 - 19 Sep 1947

Evan John Bevan was the son of Evan John and Beatrice Bevan and husband of Olive Jean Bevan, of Kingsbury, Middlesex. He enlisted into 1 Battalion, The Welsh Guards, before volunteering for airborne forces in 1947.

He successfully completed his parachute training on 15 July 1947. It was noted that Bevan was a "good performer...well disciplined."

Guardsman Bevan was initially posted to Talavera Barracks in Aldershot before being posted to 1 Battalion, The Parachute Regiment and he served in Palestine.

He died on 19 September 1947 and is now buried in Khayat Beach War Cemetery, Israel.

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