Charlie Evans was born around 1922 in Tennessee, the son of Robert Taylor Evans and Lizzie Ridings. He married Ruby Christine Baird in 1942 and they had one son together, Charles Evans Jr.
Died 8 March 1945

137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division, Company L

Enlisted on 17 October 1942 at Fort Oglethorpe in Georgia. He was killed in action in the vicinity of Ossenberg, Germany. He is buried at the American War Cemetery Margraten, Netherlands, N, 14, 15.

The Knoxville Journal, 30 March 1945
Pvt. Charlie Evans, husband of Mrs. Ruby C. Evans, Habersham, was killed in action in Germany March 8, the War Department has informed his wife. Private Evans has been wounded twice, having previously received the Purple Heart for injuries suffered in France. He received basic training at Camp Butner, N.C. and had been overseas 10 months. Surviving are his wife and a two-year-old son, Charles Jr.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of death: 8 March 1945
  • County: Campbell
  • Hometown: Habersham
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Netherlands American Cemetery, Margraten, Netherlands
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VII, Middle Panel
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