J. W. McEvoy
Service no. 93025
Gunner, Royal Field Artillery, 378th Bty. 169th Bde.
Died of wounds on 28 April 1918 at age 21
CWGC: “Son of James and Elizabeth McEvoy, of 35 Sutherland Street, Pimlico, London. Native of South Lambeth, London.”
Remembered at Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, France
Information from the 1901 Census
In 1901 James McEvoy was 4 and living with his parents at 38 Lansdowne Road, a boarding house. His parents, James McEvoy, 30, from Pimlico, and Elizabeth McEvoy, 30, from Bedford, had six boarders (their first names are not listed):
Smith, 53, a widowed dress-maker, from Hampshire
Farris, 26, a cheesemonger, born in Guildford
Major, 40, a commercial traveller, born in Clapham
Geverding, 32, a musician, born in Camberwell
O’Connell, 25, a bank clerk, born in Southsea
Mortlock, 46, a governess, born in Hackney
I cannot find James William McEvoy on the 1911 census.