Second Lieutenant Alfred D Evans Jr was survived by his mother, Anna Evans, and his father Alfred D Evans. He was awarded the Air Medal with the Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster. He is laid to rest in the Normandy American Cemetery. A monument to his life has been established in the space where his P-47 had crashed in Héricourt-sur-Therain.
For nine months, Anna Evans, his mother, sent letters to the US Government, waiting for updates on the status of her son when he was presumed missing. On 26 March, 1945, 2nd Lt. Evans Jr was reported to have been killed in action.
The Normandy American Cemetery was established in Colleville-sur-Mer, France, on June 8th, 1944, one day following 2nd Lt. Evans Jr's disappearance. It was the first American cemetery overseas and is the final resting place of 9,386 Americans.
The grave of 2nd Lt. Alfred Evans Jr. can be found at Plot B, Row 7.
National Personnel Records Center
Monument plaque to 2nd Lt. Evans Jr's life and service in Héricourt-sur-Therain.
2nd Lt. Alfred D Evans Jr's grave in the Normandy American Cemetery
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