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Sten A R Evans

Military

Shot down 16 September 1943 in B-17 #42-29901, Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 526th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-29901

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 5/3/43; Sioux City 18/3/43; Kearney 9/4/43; Dow Fd 13/4/43; Assigned 526BS/379BG [LF-K] Kimbolton 22/4/43; Missing in Action Nantes 16/9/43 with Walt Euwer, Co-pilot: Len Brown, Navigator: Sten Evans, Bombardier: Ed Connolly, Flight...

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Littleton, New Hampshire
Killed in action 16 September 1943
Buried Brittany American Cemetery, Saint James, France, A 18 1

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 August 2021 17:23:18 jmoore43 Changes to nickname
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Removed a space from the nickname field.

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15 August 2021 17:20:28 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Added punctuation in the "Summary biography" to aid readability.

Date Contributor Update
02 January 2021 22:26:51 jmoore43 Changes to nickname
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Date Contributor Update
02 January 2021 22:26:02 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:16 AAM AAM ingest
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1347; 379th Bombardment Group Anthology, pg 279

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