Stephen Bowle-Evans

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Commander Stephen Bowle-Evans, R.N. (20 January, 1876 – 16 October, 1918) was an officer in the Royal Navy. He was named Stephen Bowle Evans before altering it in June of 1912.

Life & Career

Evans was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in September, 1898.

Evans was appointed in command of Holland submarine boat number 2 from 4 August, 1902 to 31 December, 1902.

In March 1904 he received the Royal Humane Society certificate on vellum for saving life at sea.

Evans was promoted to the rank of Commander in June, 1911.

During the entirety of the Great War, he was working at the Cape Dockyard. In March 1918, he was evaluated as "wanting in tact."

He died of pneumonia in Simonstown, having suffered from influenza.

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