Willmott Henderson EVANS Evan Maurice Piercy EVANS Violet May Hawthorn BURN Mary Sidney Katherine Almina GARDNER Jean Mary COBB Arthur Turle Wanhope EVANS Gwynnedd Maureen Elspeth Dyddgu EVANS Joyce Joan Frances Willmott EVANS Ann Frances PIERCY Mini tree diagram
George Hugh Jocelyn Evans (From the collection of Frances Hartman)

George Hugh Jocelyn Evans (From the collection of Frances Hartman)

George Hugh Jocelyn EVANS RN OBE

George Hugh Jocelyn EVANS (Hugh)

also known as Alan HILLGARTH

7th Jun 18991,2 - 28th Feb 19781

sailor in Royal Navy4

Life History

7th Jun 1899

Born in 121 Harley Street, London.1,2

2nd Apr 1911

Occupation school in London.3

2nd Apr 1911

Recorded in census in London (121 Harley Street, London).3

before 1912

Educated Mrs Egerton's Preparatory School.4

from May 1912

Educated Osborne Royal Naval College.4

from 1913

Educated Dartmouth Royal Naval College

from 1914

Occupation sailor in Royal Navy.4

from May 1918

Occupation Sub Lieutenant in RN

from 1919 to 1920

Educated King's College, Cambridge

18th Oct 1921

Married Violet May Hawthorn BURN in Register Office, Gibraltar.4


to 1922

Occupation Captain in RN

about 1922

Divorced from Violet May Hawthorn BURN

Jan 1929

Married Mary Sidney Katherine Almina GARDNER.4



Occupation staff of British Consul in Palma de Majorca.4


Occupation British Vice Consul in Palma de Majorca.4

from 1939 to 1943

Occupation Naval Attache in Madrid.4

from 1943 to 1946

Occupation Chief of Intelligence Staff, Eastern Fleet..4

from 1944 to 1946

Occupation Chief of British Naval Intelligence, Eastern Theatre..4


Divorced from Mary Sidney Katherine Almina GARDNER


Married Jean Mary COBB


Death of Jean Mary COBB

to 1978

Resident in Illannanagh House, Ballinderry, co. Tipperary, Ireland

28th Feb 1978

Died in Ballinderry, co. Tipperary, Ireland.1


  • The Author - Alan Hillgarth

    Men of War
    The Black Mountain 1933

  • In 1937 Alan received the O.B.E. for assisting the British Residents during the Spanish Civil War.

    In 1943 Alan received the C.M.G.



  • 1. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography - Hillgarth
    • www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/31233, accessed 13 July 2008
  • 2. The National Archives, Kew
    • Admiralty: Officers' Service Records (Series III)
  • 3. UK Census 1911
  • 4. Research of Frances Hartman

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