Stoker Eric Charles Evans

Service number 16069
Birth Date 29 January 1900
Birth Place United Kingdom: England
Final Rank Stoker
Service Royal Australian Navy
Unit HMAS Sydney (II)
Place England
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1940-12-27

Stoker Eric Charles Evans enlisted to the Royal Australian Navy on 27 December 1924. He served on a number of ships and bases, including HMAS Cerberus, Anzac, Marguerite, Albatross, Moresby, and Penguin. In February 1939, Stoker Evans transferred to the HMAS Sydney (II). He served on the ship in the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean, and was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal for his gallant and successful services during the Battle of Cape Spada on 19 July 1940. Stoker Evans transferred to HMAS Cerberus in April 1941, and was discharged from the Navy on 8 December 1941.



Date of birth 29 January 1900