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Eric Henry Evans: Friday 13th September 1918

Eric was born 17 November 1895 in Battersea and it is believed be was an SMM choir boy before enlisting in Plumstead as a Flight Cadet with the 64th Batt. RAF Training Reserve.  His parents were Henry, a building trade commercial traveller, and Mary Ann.  He had four siblings, all younger: Gladys Mary, Geoffrey Pearsall, Kathleen Sewell and Hilda Margaret.

He passed his flying certificate taken on an L&P biplane at the London and Provincial School, Edgeware on 18 May 1918.  His certificate gave his address as 3 Weybridge Rd Thornton Heath.  He is buried in North Sheen Cemetery which implies that he died in a flying accident in this country.  Losses in accidents were unfortunately frequent and pilots career short.