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James John Evans, MBE MC DL JP

Birthplace: Lovesgrove, Cardiganshire, Wales
Place of Burial: Llanbadarn Fawr, Ceredigion, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Griffith Humphrey Pugh Evans and Emilia Savi Hills
Husband of Viola Murielle Robinson
Father of Ieuan Lionel Threipland Evans and Capt Humphrey Drummond of Megginch
Brother of Alice Greer; Gladys Evans; Griffith Pugh Evans; Gwyneth Evans and Colonel Lewis Pugh Evans, VC, CB, CMG, DSO & Bar, DL

Occupation: High Sherrif of Cardiganshire
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About James John Evans, MBE MC DL JP

Deputy Lieutenant for the Counties of Carmarthen & Cardigan, High Sherriff & in the commission of the Peace for the County of Cardigan, Major Welsh Guards


John James Pugh Evans, MBE, MC & Bar, MID, Major, Home Guard. (Llangain). John was the brother of Colonel Lewis Pugh Evans, VC, DSO. He had been commissioned into the Welsh Guards and served with the battalion throughout the war. He was awarded the Military Cross in the King’s Birthday Honours List of 2 June 1916 and a Bar to his MC in the Birthday Honours Lust of 3 June 1918. He was mentioned in despatches on 22 May 1917. John served as a Major with the Carmarthen Home Guard during WW2 and was awarded the MBE for his services to the Home Guard on 15 December 1944.

Gazetted Awards and Mentions in Despatches

  • First Name: James John Pugh
  • Initials: J
  • Surname: Evans
  • Nationality: British
  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • Rank (2nd): T/Captain
  • Gallantry Awards: Military Cross
  • Award Details: King's Birthday Honour List
  • Gazette Info: 5573
  • Gazette Date: 03/06/1916
  • Service: British Army
  • Regiment: Welsh Guards
  • Service: BA
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James John Evans, MBE MC DL JP's Timeline

May 13, 1885
Cardiganshire, Wales
March 7, 1919
Age 33
Old Buckenham, Norfolk, United Kingdom
September 18, 1922
Age 37
old Buckenham, Norfolk, United Kingdom
Llanbadarn Fawr, Ceredigion, United Kingdom