Richard Ralph Evans was born in 1899, in Notting Hill. He was the son of merchant William Evans and his wife Agnes. Richard was the youngest of three children; his older sisters were named Eleanor and Margaret. In 1901, the family lived at 10 Cambridge Gardens in Hanwell.
By1911, the family had moved to 7 Woodlands Avenue, Wanstead, at which point the three Evans children were still at school.
Richard joined the RAF and became a Lieutenant with the 5th Squadron. He died in Germany on the 20th August 1919 as part of the occupation forces and is buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery, Germany.
Research by Redbridge Museum
Commonwealth War Graves Commission