John Henry Evans was the son of Isaac Marion Evans and Lillie Crain. He married Dora Mae Myers in Arizona on 18 July 1941 and they had a small son. Private First Class Evans had been in the service more than two years and overseas six months. He was killed in action in Germany.

Photo Courtesy; Bekah Myers


  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 22 December 1913
  • Date of death: 28 March 1945
  • County: Blount
  • Hometown: Tellico Plains
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 347th Infantry Regiment, 87th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Shady Grove Cemetery, Tellico Plains, Monroe County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VI, Bottom Panel
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