Re: Richard Davies Evans, born 1896 Wales
The Attestation Papers said "Birth: 14 Oct 1896 at Barney Glanmorgan S Wales"
I believe this may be him on the 1901 UK Census (have to pay to see actual files...)
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There are also several "Margaret Evans" in Barry that could possibly be his mother....