Robert James Evans

2 January 1911–11 August 1996 (Age 85)
Geeveston, Tasmania, Australia

The Life of Robert James

When Robert James Evans was born on 2 January 1911, in Geeveston, Tasmania, Australia, his father, John Edgar Evans, was 33 and his mother, Alice Mary Ford, was 33. He married Florence Elizabeth Anderson in 1938, in Victoria, Australia. He died on 11 August 1996, in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 85, and was buried in Herne Hill, Victoria, Australia.

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Robert James Evans
Florence Elizabeth Anderson
Marriage: 1938

Spouse and Children


    Florence Elizabeth Anderson


Victoria, Australia

Parents and Siblings


    Alice Mary Ford




World Events (8)


Age 3

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Age 7

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Age 28

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

Welsh: patronymic from the personal name Iefan ( see Evan ), with redundant English patronymic -s.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Robert James Evans, "Australia, Tasmania, Civil Registration of Births, 1899-1912"
  • Robert James Evans, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Robert James Evans, 'Australian World War II Nominal Roll, 1939-1945' on MyHeritage

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