Evans, Evelyn William Barnabas (Barney)

  • Township: Embro & West Zorra
  • Branch: Royal Air Force
  • Regiment number: 1386613
  • Date of birth: June 11, 1922
  • Where born: Harecroft, Orpington, Kent, England
  • Date of death: August 29, 1987
  • Burial location: Maitland Cemetery, Huron County, Ontario, Canada
  • Wars Served: World War II
  • Country enlisted with: United Kingdom

Biography

Evelyn William Barnabus Evans (known throughout West Zorra as Barney) was born in Harecroft, Orpington, Kent, England on June 11, 1922.  He enlisted with the Royal Air Force, Squadron 102.  In January of 1944 he was shot down near Berlin.  Barney emigrated to Canada in 1962 and operated a business named Zorra Farms.  He passed away on August 29, 1987 and is buried in Maitland Cemetery, Goderich. 

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HOZ - Barney Evans picHOZ - Logo for Barney Evans business in ZorraHOZ - Barney Evans 102 Squadron CrestHOZ - Barney Evans pic of planeHOZ - Barney Evans - Very fine RAF picture of Handley Page Halifax III
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