Polk County


Richard Morton Evans



Richard Morton Evans was born July 22, 1924 to Leslie Glenn and Adda Maude Evans. He died Apr. 29, 1944 and is memorialized at the Tablets of the Missing, East Coast Memorial, New York, NY.

Petty Officer Evans served in World War II with the U.S. Navy and was MIA/FOD/KIA when the merchant vessel he was serving on, as a member of the armed guard crew, was lost in the North Atlantic. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com