Donald J. Evans

Date of Birth: 09/09/1947
Neighborhood: West Philadelphia
High School:
Street: Haddington Street
Branch of Service: Army
Rank: PFC
Date of Casualty: 05/29/1966
Province of Casualty:
Philadelphia Memorial Panel: Panel 9
Panel Row: 11

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The soft-spoken Evans loved music and sing. ing and always could be counted on to help at family functions, parties and picnics. He enlisted in the Army in September 1964 and was sent to Vietnam in January 1966, where he was assigned to Company B of the 2nd Battalion, 35th infantry. The 18 year-old private first class, an ammunition bearer, died on May 29, 1966. He was awarded the Silver Star. Survivors included his mother.

Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial