War of 1812 | Battle of Waterloo | Crimean War Evans family photo
Kathy Pinna

War of 1812 | Battle of Waterloo | Crimean War

Lieutenant General Sir De Lacy Evans, G.C.B., M.P. who was a part of numerous battles including the War of 1812 in the U.S., the battle of Waterloo in Belgium, and the Crimean War.

Sir (George) De Lacy Evans was a British general who actually participated in 4 wars for the U.K. He was also a member of Parliament for almost 20 years and was awarded the Grand Cross of the French Legion of Honor.

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Roger Fenton, photographer
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Meredith Small with such credentials I am amazed that I have no recollection of having heard of him before... Is his statue in Whitehall? That's the only think that's tugging at my mind...
Reply posted Jan 27, 2013 5:11 am
Kathy Pinna Meredith - I don't know much about Lt. General Evans - just what I read. You'll notice that the photo is from the United States Library of Congress and he isn't part of my family history. I just thought it was an interesting photo and a fascinating story!
Reply posted Jan 27, 2013 10:58 am
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