Victorian Naval Forces Muster
|for the Colony of Victoria. (muster range 1853-1910)*
|First Name:||Hugh Page|
| Birth Date: ||00-00-1861|
Hugh Page Evans
EVANS (HUGH P.) was last heard of in 1888, when in the Colonial Naval Service on board H.M.V.S. Nelson at Hobson's Bay, Australia. Sister Mary seeks news.
Western Mail (Perth) 15 June 1907
EVANS.—On the 13th June, 1939 at his residence 104 Arthur street Fairfield, Hugh Page Evans, the beloved husband of the late Louisa and loving father of William Owen (Mrs J S Lytton Reed) Emlyn and Hugh loving brother of Mary aged 78 years late of Victorian Navy and H M Customs.
The Argus, 14 June 1939
* 1853 is given as the commencement date for the Victorian Navy as this is the year that Commander Lockyer (RN) went to Britain to superintend the building of HMCS Victoria.
Although the Victorian Navy ended in 1901 the career of Cerbeus etc continued. In 1910 the new ships started arriving & manning levels increased.
Information & photographs of men who served in the Victorian Naval Forces is eagerly sought. Please contact the webmaster.
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