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Earle Robert Evans

In memory of:

Flying Officer Earle Robert Evans

March 15, 1945
Margraten, Netherlands

Military Service


Service Number:

J/17548

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

428 Sqdn.

Honours and Awards:

Distinguished Flying Cross

Additional Information


Born:

November 12, 1921
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Enlistment:

April 2, 1941
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Albert Edward and Bessie Calburn Evans, of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 513 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. B. 7.

Location:

Nederweert is a village 38 km north west of Roermond, 21 km south east of Eindhoven and 5 km north east of Weert. The NEDERWEERT WAR CEMETERY is 150 metres west of the church and the same distance east of the road from Weert to Helmond. The entrance to the cemetery is closed to vehicles and visitors must walk the 50 metres to the Commission plot. The NEDERWEERT WAR CEMETERY is signposted on the N266 Nederweert - Helmond road. The N266 is indicated from the Nederweert exit on the A2 Motorway Eindhoven Maastricht.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Earle Robert Evans is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Earle Robert Evans is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Group Photo– Earle Evans and his mother Bessie (Hawes) Evans. circa. 1943. From Higgins family album. (Bessie's mother was Alma Victoria Higgins, born in Higginsville, Nova Scotia, Canada.)
  • Photo of EARLE ROBERT EVANS– Earle Evans, (1) photo from our family album date and place not sure.
  • Reverse side of Photo– The writing on back of Earle Evans photo (1) from our family album.
  • Reverse side of Group Photo– Writing on the back of Earle and his mother Bessie's photo. From family album
  • Group Photo– Earle Evans (on right) and Mark (last name not known). Date and place of photo not known. From family album.
  • Photo of Earle Evans and his pet– (circa. 1935 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Can.) from our family album.
  • Group Photo– This is a photo (circa. 1940) of Earle Evans family, brother "Lloyd Edward Evans"(left) father "Albert Edward Evans" (center) mother "Bessie Catherine Evans" (right). Earle also had an older brother "James Albert Evans".
  • Photo of Albert Edward Evans– 'Earle Robert Evans" father "Albert Edward Evans" (circa. 1915). Photo is from our family album.
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of EARLE ROBERT EVANS– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the men and women memorialized on the pages of the Winnipeg Evening Tribune. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Grave Marker
  • Grave Marker– Grave of Flying Officer Earle Robert Evans at the Nederweert War Cemetery in the Netherlands.
  • Grave marker– Neederwert Cemetery.  FO Evan's grave.  Rest in Peace

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