Born 24 September 1921
Died 19 February 1944
Buried at Speedwell Cemetery, Hawkins County, TN
126th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Company C
Rogersville Review, August 5, 1948
Three flag draped caskets/bearing the bodies of three more of Hawkins County’s service men who paid the supreme sacrifice in World War II were taken from the train at Bulls Gap Wednesday at 5:22 p.m. Last rites for all of them will be held Sunday afternoon.
The body of Pvt. George G. Evans will be taken to Stewart Funeral Home Bulls Gap, where it will remain until time for funeral services which will be conducted from the Beech Grove Missionary Baptist Church Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o’ clock. The Morristown Post, American Legion, will do honors at the Grave.
Pvt. Evans was killed in New Guinea in March, 1944. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. General Evans of Whitesburg; his wife, Myrtle L. Evans and a daughter, Irene. He was born in this county but moved away when he was 16 years of age.
- Rank: Private
- Date of birth: 24 September 1921
- Date of death: 19 February 1944
- County: Hamblen
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 126th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division
- Theater: Pacific
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Speedwell Cemetery, Hawkins County, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar X, Top Panel
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