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Evill, Chetwode Percy

Captain Chetwode Percy Evill was the only son of the Rev. H. Marten Evill, of St. Martin's Vicarage, Hereford. He was educated at Haileybury and King's College London. He obtained the degree of A.M.I.C.E. in 1908, and became assistant engineer on the Bombay, Baroda and Central Indian Railway in 1911. In 1914 he joined the Indian Army Reserve of Officers and was attached to the Sappers and Miners. Later, attached to the Farid Khot Imperial Service Sappers, he served from May, 1915 to February, 1918 in the East African Campaign, and during that period he was twice mentioned in Despatches and was awarded the Military Cross. The Times, 25 July 1918


First name(s)Chetwode Percy
Date of birth6 May 1887
Place of birthEast Grinstead Distict
Family detailsOnly son of the Rev. H. Marten Evill of St. Martin's Vicarage. Hereford
Previous educationHaileybury College
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dates at college-1908
Dept / courseFaculty of Engineering
Military unitIndian Army Reserve of Officers, attd. Faridkot Imperial Service Sappers
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Decorations / medalsM.C.
Date of death17 July 1918
Rank at deathCaptain Indian Army Reserve of Officers
Place of deathA station hospital in India.
Commemoration(s)King's College Chapel; Delhi 1914-1918 War Memorial
NotesGiven as Indian nationality in Commonwealth War Graves Commission
SourcesKing's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; Supplement London Gazette 1 Jan 1918; The Times

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