Personnel Index - Detail

Name
EVANS
First Names
James Henry
Rank
Squadron Leader
Service
RAF
Service Number
42745
Crew Position
Navigator
Posting Details
Posted in 2/44 and out 5/44

 

S/L Evans flew a total of 75 Ops with 44, 49 and 463-467 Squadrons as Navigator and was awarded the DFC and Bar.

He was with 49 Sqn as 'A' Flight Commander and between Feb to May 1944 he completed 18 Ops.
 

Image courtesy of Carol Marsh, daughter of Sqdn Ldr Evans
 

Image courtesy of Carol Marsh, daughter of Sqdn Ldr Evans

From L to R:
F/O J W AdamsSgt F S SeymourSgt R A Daines,  S/Ldr J H Evans (in the doorway) , F/O W J HamiltonP/O E LowansF/Sgt G M Weller

Image taken as the crew returned from Schweinfurt on the 24th/25th Feb 1944 ........JB466 (EA-A).....their first trip with 49 Sqn.
 

Image courtesy of Carol Marsh, daughter of Sqdn Ldr Evans

S/L Evans is third on the left smiling towards the camera........note how the back wall has been whitened out by the censor.
 

Image courtesy of Carol Marsh, daughter of Sqdn Ldr Evans

From the London Gazette (June 2nd 1944).

"Posted out" 1995.