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Evelyn Cohen

Military

From 1954, until her death aged 88, in 2009, Evelyn Cohen was a crucial part of the 2nd Air Division Association. She was instrumental in the creation of the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library in Norwich. See: https://www.b24.net/2ndADA-Newsletters/2009-Fall-Winter.pdf

Service

Units served with

Associated Place

  • Horsham St Faith

    Military site : airfield
    Horsham St Faith was an RAF Bomber Command Station opened in June 1940. It was home to Bristol Blenheim medium-bombers, and was for a time occupied by fighters, including those of No. 19 Squadron and No. 264 Squadron. From September 1942 the airfield...

  • Ketteringham Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    300-400 US servicemen were housed in Nissen huts built in what is now woodland next to the Hall. At one time home to Team Lotus (Formula 1); currently privately owned with a memorial in the grounds.

Events

Event Location Date
Born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1921
Enlisted Philadelphia, PA 27 August 1942

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 April 2020 15:46:53 Lucy May Changes to biography and place associations
Sources

https://www.b24.net/2ndADA-Newsletters/2009-Fall-Winter.pdf

Date Contributor Update
24 April 2020 15:31:54 Lucy May Changes to service number and events
Sources

https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record-detail.jsp?dt=893&mtch=2&cat=WR26&tf...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:28 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Listing from E. Cohen

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