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RAMC air-raid victim


Tom Morgan
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Private 114538 David Thomas Daniels Evans died in St. Batholomew's Hospital, London, on 10th July 1917 He is commemorated (Screen Wall) in Nunhead Cemetery.

His Death Certificate states that he "died of injuries sustained in enemy bombing raid".

CWGC says that he was 19 years of age, and was a member of "Y" Company Depot.

Could anyone help with details of any raid which took place on that date?

If the soldier was based at the RAMC Depot, where was that?

Do you think it possible that this young soldier, based at the Depot, has not been overseas?

As always, I'd be grateful for any thoughts.

Tom

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Tom

There was an air raid in London reported in The Times on 9th July 1917 - clipping attached.

Details on young Pte Evans may be gleaned from http://ramc-ww1.com/

Regards

Jimmy

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Hi Tom,

According to the Times, 20 German aircraft raided London on Saturday morning, July 7th, 1917, after dropping bombs on the way in the Thanet area. 37 people were killed and 141 injured.

The article gave no names.

Regards,

Martin

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Thank you very much for your help, Jimmy and Martin. You've given me all the important points that I needed.

Tom

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