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.
By Sam Stead with information courtesy of www.roll-of-honour.comRead More