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Jack E Evans

Military

Missing on Circus 208 sweep to St Omer in Spitrfire AD196. Killed in Action (KIA) 27-8-42.

Service

Units served with

  • No. 71 'Eagle' Squadron

    No. 71 'Eagle' Squadron

    Squadron
    'On 19 September 1940, No. 71 was reformed at Church Fenton as the first 'Eagle' Squadron to be manned by American personnel. The Squadron received Hurricanes in November and became operational on defensive duties on 5 February 1941. No. 71 converted...

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Kirton-in-Lindsey

    Military site : airfield
    Used as an RFC and RAF Home Defence landing ground during the First World War, Kirton-in-Lindsey was built during 1938-40 as an RAF fighter station. It had two grass runways, 10 hardstandings, three grouped C hangars and four over-blister hangars....

  • Martlesham Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Opened in 1917 as home to the RFC Aeroplane Experimental Unit, Martlesham Heath became well known during the 1920s-30s as home to the Aircraft and Armament Experimental Establishment. Used as an RAF fighter station from 1939, with only a grass airfield...

Events

Event Location Date
Died Saint-Omer, France 27 August 1942

Missing on Circus 208 sweep to St Omer in Spitrfire AD196. Killed in Action (KIA) 27-8-42.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 February 2016 12:55:39 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations and place associations
Sources

AAM DB entry for AD196.

Date Contributor Update
05 October 2015 16:13:54 Al_Skiff Changes to highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

AAM DB entry for AD196.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chronology / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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