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John T. Evans Papers

Identifier: M2004

Scope and Contents

The collection contains clippings, correspondence relating to Evans military service and death (1998-1999); and copies of photographs (1923-1943).


  • 1923-1999


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


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Biographical / Historical

John T. "Tim" Evans was born in Ill. in 1923 and joined the Army at Fresno, Calif. in 1942. At the time of his enlistment he had one year of college and was unmarried. Evans joined the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colo. and was assigned to Company A, and later to Service Company of the 86th Infantry Regiment. After transferring to Camp Swift, Tex. he was sent to Italy. Evans was awarded the Bronze Star medal for his action in the Apennines in 1945. He was killed in action at Torbole, Italy on April 30, 1945. He had attained the rank of Sergeant Major.


1 envelope

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.


Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.

Linking Entry Complexity Note

Forms part of: 10th Mountain Division Resource Center Collection.

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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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