For Posterity's Sake         

A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project


In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Lewis Brychan Evans


Ordinary Seaman, V71593, RCNVR


Born: 09 Feb 1926, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan


Died: 24 Nov 1944 at sea


Book of Remembrance


EVANS, Lewis Brychan, OS, V71593, RCNVR MPK - 24 Nov 1944, HMCS SHAWINIGAN - Son of William W. and Mable Mary K. Evans, of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.


Lewis Evans was born 09 Feb 1926 and lived in Saskatoon, SK, prior to enlisting.  Evans Lake, near Kane Lake, SK was named in his honour.


Ships served in:

HMCS UNICORN - Enlisted 04 Sep 1943. Commenced active service 22 Dec 1943

HMCS HUSKY - Served in Husky 15 Apr 1944 - 21 Apr 1944 while in training at HMCS Cornwallis as an OS, RCNVR

HMCS SHAWINIGAN - Drafted to Shawinigan 14 Jun 1944 as an OS, RCNVR


photo 1

photo 2

photo 3

(1-2) Certificate of Service  (3) Report of Death


Crossed the Bar Index