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Vaughan, Evan James Stanley

Captain Evan J. S. Vaughan, Middlesex Regiment (late of the Buffs), who fell on August 18, was the elder son of Herbert Stanley Vaughan (Admiralty Store Officer) and Mrs. H. Vaughan of Gibraltar. His younger brother is serving in H.M.S. Challenger. He was educated at Dulwich College, joined the O.T.C. and later the Yeomanry. He was working in Japan for the shipping firm of Dodwell and Co. when war broke out, but threw up his post to come home and take a commission in The Buffs. Later he was gazetted captain in the Middlesex Regiment. It is reported of him that "he died gallantly leading his men into action. He was one of the most reliable of the company's commanders." The Times 25 Sept 1916


First name(s)Evan James Stanley
Date of birth1890
Place of birthFulham
Family detailsSon of Herbert Stanley and Emma Sophia Vaughan of 12 Southwell Gardens South Kensington
Previous educationDulwich College
CollegeKing's College London and/or King's College London Hospital
Dept / courseFaculty of Arts
Military unit13th Battalion Middlesex Regiment
War / conflictWorld War One (1914-1918)
Date of death18 August 1916
Age at death26
Rank at deathCaptain
Cause of deathKilled in action
Commemoration(s)King's College Chapel; Thiepval Memorial, Foreigners' Great War Memorial, Yokohama, Japan.
NotesThe Yokohama Memorial is dedicated to allied (non-Japanese) soldiers who were in some way connected with Japan and died during the war
SourcesKing's College London Archives; Commonwealth War Graves Commission; The Times

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