Thomas Evans

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Date and place of birth:  11 May 1886
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 On 18 January 1915 Thomas Evans was appointed a master at Midhurst Grammar School for a probationary period.

He left the school on 24 June 1916 to embark on military service.

His Midhurst Grammar School staff record states that he ‘died of wounds [in] autumn 1917’

He is listed on the Board at Midhurst Rother College.

No Military records have been found.

Thomas Evans attended the County School in Wrexham 1898 – 1905. During this time he passed Junior and Senior Welsh Board examinations and the London Matriculation in 1904.

He was awarded a BA from Durham University in 1910.

Prior to his arrival at Midhurst Grammar School he taught at Oxenhouse House School in Jersey from Easter 1911 to Christmas 1914.

At Midhurst Grammar School his ‘special’ subjects were listed as Latin, French and Greek. He taught Latin throughout the school, Junior History and English and ‘some elementary arithmetic’. He was also an Assistant House Master.

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