Thomas Evans (British Army officer)
|Born||9 March 1776|
|Died||11 February 1863 (aged 86)|
|Battles/wars||French Revolutionary Wars
War of 1812
|Awards||Companion of the Order of the Bath|
Born the son of a Wolverhampton Inn Keeper, when Evans lost both his parents by the age of 16 he decided to embark on a career as a soldier. He served in the British Army from 1793 to 1838, fighting in the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars. As a major and aide-de-camp to Major General Isaac Brock, he served in Canada in the War of 1812 against the United States. Evans was wounded at the Battle of Sackett's Harbor in New York.
After 1827 he held important posts in Ireland, Gibraltar and Malta.
He later retired to Canada.
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