Hubert T. Evans
Lieutenant (jg), United States Navy
Lieutenant Junior Grade, U.S. Navy
Service Number 532783
Missing in Action - Presumed Dead
Died February 16, 1953 in Korea
Lieutenant Junior Grade Evans a veteran of World War II.
In Korea, he was the pilot of a F9F-2 Pantherjet fighter with Fighter Squadron 93, aboard the carrier USS PHILIPPINE SEA (CVA-47).
On February 16, 1953, while attacking bridges and interdicting railways, his aircraft was struck by anti-aircraft fire and crashed into the water. He was listed as Missing in Action.
For his leadership and valor, Lieutenant Junior
Grade Evans was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Purple Heart,
the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National
Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.
EVANS, HUBERT T
LT(JG) US NAVY
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 12/08/1943 - 02/16/1953
DATE OF BIRTH: 08/06/1926
DATE OF DEATH: 02/16/1953
DATE OF INTERMENT: 02/16/1953
Posted: 17 April 2004 Updated: 17 September 2004 Updated: 21 November 2005