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Hilary H Evers Jr

Military

42-43 and 44-45 served 2 tours.

31 December 1943 returned from mission to Bordeaux in B-17 A/C #41-24484 'The Bad Egg'. Because of the severe damage to the plane, as it touched down on the runway, it ploughed into the jeep. 10 RTD

Service

Units served with

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 401st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-24484 'The Bad Egg'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-C] Bangor 31/8/42; Bassingbourn 1/10/42; on return from Cognac 43+m 31/12/43, diverted through weather to Gt Dunmow, Andrews Field, then Hunsdon Afd, with Hilary Evers, Co-pilot: Paul McDuffee, Navigator: Frank Keneley,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Cincinatti

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 May 2020 22:00:56 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Added punctuation to the "Summary biography" to aid clarity.

Date Contributor Update
09 March 2020 01:25:37 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum Membership List, July 2000, grandson 2009, The Ragged Irregulars of Bassingborn p. 71 by Havelaar, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol.  I, p. 456

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