Evelyn John Guinness

Evelyn John Guinness, younger son of Evelyn and Lucy Guinness, grandson of Edward and Emma Guinness and great grandson of Rev William and Harriette Day Guinness. Served with the Australian Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Killed in a motor vehicle accident in Melbourne on 6 August 1942, aged 30 (“Argus” 8 August 1942).

Buried in Campbell’s Hill Cemetery, West Maitland, New South Wales. Commonwealth War Graves Commission records, and the wording on his tombstone, indicate he died on active service. Family believe he was involved in intelligence activities.   

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