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GERALD BRUCE EVANS


is honored on Panel 3E, Line 76 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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  • A True Soldier

    Posted on 8/19/18 - by Izzy
    Gerald enlisted in the US Army 17 September
    1962 and served in Korea.
    When he arrived in Vietnam 16 August 1965
    he was assigned to A Company,2nd Battalion,
    7th Calvary,1st Calvary Division.Gerald died
    as a result of gunshot wounds to head,chest
    and back when the battalion encountered NVA
    hostile forces at LZ Albany,7 kilometers east
    northeast of Chu Prong Mountain(Hill732)in
    Pleiku Province.
    Sgt Evans was married and served his country
    for 14 years.
    Survived by his wife,Hisako Evans,a son,Jerry
    and daughters,Arhline,Darline,Caraline and
    Marline Evans all of 3939 Trask Dr,Columbus,
    GA and his mother,Mary K Evans of 4114 N
    74th St,Bethel,KS
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  • AD MORTEM FIDELIS....“Faithful Unto Death"....The Greatest Compliment for a Soldier

    Posted on 8/19/18 - by K
    Always Remembered...
    Never Forgotten
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  • Thank You

    Posted on 8/18/18 - by Lucy Micik bennysgift@gmail.com
    Dear Sgt Gerald Evans,
    Thank you for your service as an Indirect Fire Infantryman with the 1st Cavalry. It is important for us to remember all of you. It has been too long, and it's about time for us all to acknowledge the sacrifices of those like you who answered our nation's call. Please watch over America, it stills needs your strength, courage and faithfulness. Rest in peace with the angels.
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  • KIA w. a wife & 3 small children....Buried at Arlington..with All the Heroes...God Bless You Sgt.

    Posted on 5/17/18 - by Billy
    Gerald Bruce Evans
    ON THE WALL: Panel 3E Line 76
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    PERSONAL DATA:
    Home of Record: Junction City, KS
    Date of birth: 09/27/1930
    MILITARY DATA:
    Service Branch: Army of the United States
    Grade at loss: E5
    Rank: Sergeant
    Promotion Note: None
    ID No: 16355846
    MOS: 11C40: Indirect Fire Infantryman
    Length Service: 14
    Unit: A CO, 2ND BN, 7TH CAVALRY, 1ST CAV DIV, USARV
    CASUALTY DATA:
    Start Tour: 08/16/1965
    Incident Date: 11/17/1965
    Casualty Date: 11/17/1965
    Status Date: Not Applicable
    Status Change: Not Applicable
    Age at Loss: 35
    Location: Pleiku Province, South Vietnam
    Remains: Body recovered
    Repatriated: Not Applicable
    Identified: Not Applicable
    Casualty Type: Hostile, died outright
    Casualty Reason: Ground casualty
    Casualty Detail: Multiple fragmentation wounds
    URL: www.VirtualWall.org/de/EvansGB01a.htm
    Data accessed: 5/17/2018
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  • Sgt. Evans was KIA along with 151 others in the Ambush at LZ Albany in Ia Drang Valley Nov 1965

    Posted on 5/17/18 - by K
    He died a Soldier’s Death fighting and leading his men till the end
    We still remember you and your sacrifice Gerald.... even after 50 years
    God Bless You and All who perished with you on that day
    You were All Heroes
    Garry Owen...brother
    RIP
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