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Evelyn Edgar Golland was born in 1880 at Newark and was the son of William Golland a dealer in clay pipes and Eleanor Golland née Bellamy of 29 Portland Street, Newark. His father William was born in 1835 at Newark and his mother Eleanor Bellamy was born in 1841 also in Newark. They were married on 4th February 1861 at Newark and went on to have 8 children, sadly two died in infancy or early childhood, their surviving children all born in Newark were , Eliza Ann b1861, John Thomas b1864, Betsy b1865, William Bellamy b1869, Ad Teresa b1876 and Evelyn Edgar b1880. In the 1911 census the family are living at 29 Portland Street, Newark and are shown as William 75 yrs a dealer in clay pipes he is living with his wife Eleanor 70 yrs and their son Evelyn Edgar 31 yrs a music teacher. Edgar Evelyn married his wife Florence Anne Hockey (b1886) at Newark in 1916 they lived at 34 William Street, Newark.
He was a music teacher.
16 Aug 1917
931173 - CWGC Website
London Regiment
Private Evelyn Edgar Golland enlisted on 6th April 1916 at Newark, he served with the 13th (County of London) Battalion (Princess Louises Kensington Battalion), London Regiment. He was killed in action on 16th August 1917, having no known grave his name is commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Article published in the Newark Advertiser 1st September 1917 :- Husband of Florence Ann Golland (nee Hockley), 34 William Street, Newark. A native of newark, his parents reside in Northgate. Attended Christchurch school. He was temporary school attendance officer for the borough of Newark and a teacher of music in the town. A member of the United Methodist school and the St. John Ambulance. His wife is a teacher in the Wesleyan Day school. Enlisted on the 6th April 1916 and had his final leave before returning to his unit on the 10th July 1916. Went to France six months later and spent five weeks on the Somme. Then a medical orderly in a bombing school for 18 weeks. From February to May again in the line.
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