- Name: Samuel EVANS
- D.O.B: 2nd Jan, 1821
- D.O.A: 13th Apr, 1855
- D.O.D: 4th Oct, 1901
- Award: Victoria Cross
- Occupation at time of action: Private, 19th (1st Yorkshire North Riding) Regiment of Foot, 2nd Brigade, Light Division
- Book: The Complete History - Volume 1
Outside Sevastopol, Russia 13 April 1855
13 April 1855
The Crimean War
On 13 April 1855, in the British lines outside Sevastopol, Private S Evans, 19th Regiment, helped repair an embrasure of a naval 21-gun battery which had been damaged by a Russian shell. Russian fire continued while he worked.
For volunteering to go into an embrasure, thereby rendering very great assistance in repairing damage, under a very heavy fire from the enemy, 13th April, 1855.