George Evans

S/Sgt. George S Evans Jr was assigned to the 459th BG 759th Squadron.
Military Occupational Specialty (MOS): Nose Turret.

Our B-24 Liberator we flew back from Cerignola, Italy to Atlanta Georgia July 1945.  Me leaning on the prop and radio operator Jim Voss. - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Our B-24 Liberator we flew back from Cerignola, Italy to Atlanta Georgia July 1945. Me leaning on the prop and radio operator Jim Voss.

Medals - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Medals

Back Row:  Capt. J. D. Pauley, Pilot;  Capt. W. W. Waln, Co-Pilot; Lt. Wilson, Navigator ,(Killed in crash after VE Day);  Lt Brown, Bombardier:

Front Row:  1st Sgt. Wayne Tracy, Engr;  S/Sgt. Jack Castner Tail Turret;  S/Sgt. Eli Kasanovich, Waist Gunner;  PFC James Voss Radio Oper. ( Killed in truck crash in TX ); S/Sgt. George Evans Jr. Nose Turret;  T/Sgt, Ferrel Phillips, Ball Turret and Armorer.
 - 459th BG, Army Air Corps Library and Museum

Back Row: Capt. J. D. Pauley, Pilot; Capt. W. W. Waln, Co-Pilot; Lt. Wilson, Navigator ,(Killed in crash after VE Day); Lt Brown, Bombardier: Front Row: 1st Sgt. Wayne Tracy, Engr; S/Sgt. Jack Castner Tail Turret; S/Sgt. Eli Kasanovich, Waist Gunner; PFC James Voss Radio Oper. ( Killed in truck crash in TX ); S/Sgt. George Evans Jr. Nose Turret; T/Sgt, Ferrel Phillips, Ball Turret and Armorer.

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Rank Order Date Award
Ribbon
Device

Pvt

461

02/01/1945

AM
Air Medal (AM)

Pvt

1383

03/13/1945

AM/1OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

S/Sgt

3437

05/25/1945

AM/2OLC
Air Medal (AM) Oak Leaf Cluster (OLC)

DD214 PDF

Beretta War Trophy PDF


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