PERSONAL DETAILS
Name/Alias Benjamin EVANS
Birth date and place c. 1834 Pembroke Dock, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales.
Baptism date and place
Civil Census Residences King Street, Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire, Wales (1841).
4 North Brewer Street, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales (1851).
2 Commons, Penally, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales (1881).
Frog Street, Tenby in Liberty, Pembrokeshire, Wales (1891).
Pontycleifion, Cardigan, Cardiganshire, Wales (1901).
Trade Tailor.
Police Constable (1881).
Tailor (1891).
Master Tailor (1901).
Physical Description Height: 5 ft. 9½ ins. Complexion: fair. Eyes: dark grey. Hair: brown.
Marriage date and place 1st: 1858, Fremantle, Western Australia.
2nd: 8 Mar 1868, Cork, Ireland.
Spouse 1st: Mary Jane NEWTON.
2nd: Ellen COGAN.
Children 1st Marriage:
William Benjamin b. 1860 (d.1861), Fremantle, Western Australia.
2nd Marriage:
William Thomas b. 1870, Middleton, Cork, Ireland.
Benjamin Robert b. 1872, Middleton, Cork, Ireland.
Martha Jane b. 1874, Pembroke Dock, Pembroke, Wales.
Elizabeth b. 1877, Pembroke Dock, Pembroke, Wales.
Death date and place
Burial date and place
Will and Probate
Death Notices
ARMY SERVICE DETAILS
Corps and Company Royal Engineers 20th Company (formerly Royal Sappers & Miners).
Service No. and Rank #215 Sapper.
Attestation date and place 16 Jan 1852 Woolwich, Kent.
19 Jan 1864 Weymouth, re-engaged for nine years.
Service/Campaigns Turkey 1 year 4 days.
Western Australia 4 years 273 days.
Musters WO11-158 (1858) to WO11-207 (1862) Western Australia.
Promotions None.
Medals, Clasps and Badges Three Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/Medical None.
Courts Martial None.
Six times entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book.
Discharge date and place 24 Jun 1873 Fort Carlisle, Cork Harbor.
Length of Service 21 years 160 days.
Chelsea Pension Reference WO97-1851-209.
Post Discharge Residence North Brewer Street, Pembroke Dock, South Wales.
Pension District
Pension 11d. per diem.
ARRIVAL IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Ship Nile. 
Departure and Arrival dates Dep. Plymouth 23 Sep 1857. Arr. Fremantle 1 Jan 1858.
Occupations post-arrival in WA Instructing Warder.
Land Acquisition None in Western Australia.
Ship ex-WA Lincelles.
Departure date and destination Dep. Fremantle 27 Apr 1862 for Cape of Good Hope and London.