Veterans' Memorial Project

Vernon Harry Evans

Freeport, IL

World War II

College: Engineering

Graduation Year: 1942

Service Branch: Army

Rank: First Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 09/16/1919

Date of Death: 08/11/1943

Affiliations: Pi Tau Sigma; Tau Nu Tau; Phalanx

Lt. Evans served with the Engineer Combat Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division. He is buried at Plot I Row 6 Grave 67 at Sicily-Rome American Cemetery, Nettuno, Italy. He was awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart.

-taken from Web site above and University records

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