Re: Richard Davies Evans, born 1896 Wales
On FreeBMD I found birth registered December quarter 1896 at Cardiff Wales for a Richard Davies Evans.
Here is the registration # of their marriage from Manitoba Vital Stats - 1922,021358.
Married at Hamiota, 01/06/1922.
If you go to the above site you can order the registration and it would give parents.
WW1 Attestation papers a Richard Davies Evans signed up in Brandon Manitoba 1 May 1915.
Birth: 14 Oct 1896 at Barney Glanmorgan S Wales
Next of kin: Mrs Margaret M Evans Llanshan? Nth Cardiff, South Wales.
I didn't find him on any passenger lists or on the 1916 census for Manitoba.