In May 1918 the Malvern News reported: “Mrs Eales’ eldest son, Pte Arthur Evans, Worcestershire Regiment who has been missing since October 1916 has been presumed killed. He and his brother enlisted in the same month and Arthur would have been 25 in May 1918. Before going into the Army he was employed at Messrs Holbrook and Adams, grocers, West Malvern.”
Arthur Evans married Clara Ling, known as Claire in Wolverhampton in September 1915, she did not remarry and died in Cheltenham Hospital in around 1960.
Mrs Eales stepson, Pte Roland Eales, Worcestershire Regiment was killed on the 13/3/18. The Evans brothers had one sister Elfreda May Syndonia Evans, later Chester.
Sir William Arbuthnot Bt 2005
Malvern News 25/5/18