Evan Thomas Munro

Name   Evan Thomas Munro

Number    Private 3974

Battalion   21st Battalion

Place of Birth   Drouin

Next of Kin His father, Robert Munro of Brown St Leongatha

Date and place of enlistment   Leongatha 15/9/1915

Physical details on enlistment   22 years 3 months, 5’10 ¾  “, 11 stone, brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Religion   Presbyterian

Occupation   Farmer

Date and place of death He was invalided home on 15/9/1918 suffering from tuberculosis and died on 9/3/1921 of tuberculosis and exhaustion

Location of grave or memorial

He was buried in the Leongatha Cemetery Presbyterian section C40.

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

He was from Leongatha

Military History

His grave is inscribed

“In loving memory of Evan Thomas late AIF son of Robert and Susan Munro”

  • 3/9/15 He enlisted
  • 8/2/16 He embarked Melbourne on HMAT Warilda
  • 11/3/16 He embarked Alexandria
  • 29/3/16 He disembarked Marseilles
  • 5/8/16 He joined his battalion in France
  • 9/11/16 He is ill in the field with trench fever and trench feet
  • 11/11/16 He is placed in hospital and was taken to England on 13/11/16
  • 23/2/17 He went to depot
  • 18/7/17 He has cellulitis and is in hospital in Tidmouth.
  • From then on he is ill and he is eventually evacuated to Australia from Liverpool in September 1918. He died in 1921
  • His father received his medals

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