John Evans was the son of Evan Jones and Mary J. Evans (nee Jones) - His parents had been married 18 years on 1911 Census
 
1901 Census: 25 Ivanhoe Street, Bootle - with parents and his mother’s two sisters
 
1911 Census: 230 Litherland Road, Bootle - John with mother and his siblings Evan, Nesta and Rebecca. The family were still living at this address after the war. 
 
He enlisted in Liverpool died of wounds on 28th May 1917