Ernest Neil Evans

Military

Object Number - UPL 37288 - "Lt Long and lead crew on bombing mission to Schweinfurt, Germany, pose in front of a Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress". 360th Bomb Squadron, 303rd Bomb...

Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 34 x combat missions.

Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

Official emblem of the 303rd Bomb Group approved 7 November 1942.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-799811
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Virgin mary

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Newton, MS 10 January 1918 Son of Virgil Sylvanus and Bertha Mae [Monk] Evans.

Enlisted

Decatur, MS 25 November 1940 Decatur, Mississippi

Died

7 October 1984

Buried

Lakewood Memorial Park Jackson, Hinds County, MS 11 October 1984 Lakewood Memorial Park Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi

Based

Molesworth Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date16 Jul 2020 22:14:51
Contributorjmoore43
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Added a connection to A/C #42-97590 per info in the A/C description.

Date9 Feb 2019 20:24:23
ContributorAl_Skiff
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Key Image ID.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:09:16
ContributorAAM
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roster

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