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Lieut Evan W Redmon
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Birth: Jul. 15, 1918
Fort Leavenworth
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA
Death: Dec. 15, 1944, Philippines


1st Lt Evan W Redmon
US ARMY
11th Airborne Division
511th PIR Hq 2
KIA 15 Dec 1944

Service Summary:

Camp Mackall, NC for 17 weeks of Basic Training
Ft Benning, GA for 3 weeks of Jump Training
Camp Mackall, NC for Adavanced Training
Camp Polk, LA for additional maneuvers & training
Camp Stoneman, CA for overseas preparation
Shipped overseas aboard SS SeaPike, May 8,1944
New Guinea, Jungle & Amphibious Training
Leyte Liberation - KIA December 15, 1944

His 511 PIR and 11th Airborne brothers continued in the following operations:
Manila Liberation
Liberation of Internees at Los Banos Prison Camp
Luzon Liberation
Japan Occupation Force

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Evelyn Victoria Reese Dewhirst (1922 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Lincoln newspaper says Evan was killed in Europe , Omaha Newspaper says he was killed in the pacific.
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: cemetery unknown at this time
 
Created by: Loren Bender
Record added: Jan 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84050386
Lieut Evan W Redmon
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Lieut Evan W Redmon
Added by: Loren Bender
 
Lieut Evan W Redmon
Added by: sticksandstones
 
 
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You gave the ultimate price, in giving your life, fighting to free the Philippines from the invading Japenese forces. You are not forgotten. May you rest in peace, forever.
- 511th Remembered
 Added: May. 27, 2013
Rest in Peace!
- Loren Bender
 Added: Jan. 28, 2012
 
 
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