John Rodney Evans

John Rodney Evans

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 4 Oct 1942 (aged 23)
At Sea
Burial Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 7718341 · View Source
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Age 23

John served as a Junior, 3rd Engineer, S.S. Robert H. Colley, U.S. Merchant Marines during World War II.

He died in the "Line Of Duty" when the Colley simply broke in two due to extremely heavy seas, described as 80 foot waves, in the North Atlantic during the war.

Thanks to member "Gennie" for finding out info on this World War II veteran.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 28 Jul 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7718341
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Rodney Evans (10 Jun 1919–4 Oct 1942), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7718341, citing Saint Peter's Episcopal Churchyard, Lewes, Sussex County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .