Joseph nmi Evanovich – Radio Operator

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Personal information:

JOSEPH EVANOVICH

Date of birth: May 30, 1923

Hometown:   Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Address during WWII: 3211 Beale Street, McKeesport, Pennsylvania

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Family:

Father: Milo Evanovich, 3211 Beale Street, McKeesport, Pennsylvania (born in 1895 in Croatia, Yugoslavia / married 1922, emigrated in 1911 to USA)

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Grndma&Joe March 1944

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mother: Zorka Evanovich, 3223 (??) Beale Street, McKeesport, Pennsylvania (emigrated in 1921 to USA  / married 1922

Sister: Anna, born 1928 or 1929??

Training:

Enlistment: September 30, 1941, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

(Technical) Sergeant

List of all camps in which stationed in U.S. prior to service overseas:

  • Recpt (??), Ch New Cumberland, Pennsylvania: September 30-1941 – October 6, 1941
  • Wichita Falls, Jer.. : October 9, 1941 – January 3, 1942
  • Scott Field, Ill : January 9, 1942 – August 3, 1942

Radio Operators (L) 7-16-42

Radio Operators (R) 7-16-42

 

 

 

 

Scott Field Illinois, Radio Operators Mechanics, Class of 1942 (July 16)

  • Repl. Wg ?? SLC, Utah : August 3, 1942 – August 22, 1942
  • Alaogardo ??, N.M. : August 24, 1942 – December 18, 1942
  • Army Air Base Sioux City, Iowa: December 18, 1942 – January 12, 1943
  • Kearney, Nebraska : February ?? 1943 – May 1943
  • Camp Dong??, Wis. : May 1943
  • Camp Kilmer, N.J. : May, 1943

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Unit:

Crew # 30 Gaik, 569th Bomber Squadron, 390th Bombardment Group, Heavy, 8th Air Force (USAAF)

ASN 13038321

Radio Operator

Joe Evanovich 7-16-42

Missions:

11 missions: 9 with crew # 30 Gaik, 1 with crew # 39 and 1 with crew # 38

 

       Position       Crew #  Date   AC serial #  Mission Target

1 Radio Operator 30 441224 237723 229 Zellhausen,Germany
2 Radio Operator 30 441228 46121 232 Koblenz,Germany
3 Radio Operator 30 441230 46121 234 Kassel,Germany
4 Radio Operator 30 441231 46121 235 Hamburg,Germany
5 Radio Operator 30 450105 338837 238 Frankfurt,Germany
6 Radio Operator 30 450120 46121 245 Heilbronn,Germany
7 Radio Operator 39 450428 339013 248 Duisburg,Germany
8 Radio Operator 30 450201 338393 250 Wesel,Germany
9 Radio Operator 38 450203 338663 251 Berlin,Germany
10 Radio Operator 30 450206 339079 252 Chemnitz,Germany
11 Radio Operator KIA 30 450214 339079 254 Cheb,Czechoslovakia
MIA/KIA/SURVIVED:

Officially MIA on Wednesday February 14, 1945 (Mission # 254 to Cheb, Czechoslovakia)

Officially KIA reported on April 2, 1945

Previously buried on Civilian cemetery at Kettenbach, Germany February 1945 (Unknown X-7400)

Awards: Air medal , Purple Heart

After the War:

Reburied at  American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, the Netherlands (Unknown X-7400) on March 5, 1946:

First: XX-12-289   / Now: J-17-19

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Persoonsgegevens:

JOSEPH EVANOVICH

Geboren: 30 mei, 1923

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Adres tijdens WO2: 3211 Beale Street, McKeesport, Pennsylvania

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Familie:

Vader: Milo Evanovich, 3211 Beale Street, McKeesport, Pennsylvania (geboren in 1895 in Croatia, Joegoslavië /getrouwd in 1922, geëmigreerd in 1911 naar Amerika)

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Grndma&Joe March 1944

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Moeder: Zorka Evanovich, 3223 (??) Beale Street, McKeesport, Pennsylvania (geëmigreerd in 1921 naar Amerika  / getrouwd in 1922

Zus: Anna, geboren in 1928 of 1929??

Training:

In dienst getreden: 30 september, 1941, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

(Technical) Sergeant

Lijst met kazernes waar hij gestationeerd was in de U.S. voorafgaande aan de overzeese inzet:

  • Recpt (??), Ch New Cumberland, Pennsylvania: 30 september, 1941 – 6 oktober, 1941
  • Wichita Falls, Jer.. : 9 oktober, 1941 – 3 januari, 1942
  • Scott Field, Ill ???: 9 januari, 1942 – 3 augustus, 1942

Radio Operators (L) 7-16-42

Radio Operators (R) 7-16-42

 

 

 

 

Scott Field Illinois, Radio Operators Mechanics, Class of 1942 (July 16)

  • Repl. Wg ?? SLC, Utah : 3 augustus, 1942 – 22 augustus, 1942
  • Alaogardo ??, N.M. : 24 augustus, 1942 – 18 december, 1942
  • Army Air Base Sioux City, Iowa: 18 december, 1942 – 12 januari, 1943
  • Kearney, Nebraska : .. februari, 1943 – mei, 1943
  • Camp Dong??, Wis. : mei, 1943
  • Camp Kilmer, N.J. : mei, 1943

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Eenheid:

Crew # 30 Gaik, 569th Bomber Squadron, 390th Bombardment Group, Heavy, 8th Air Force (USAAF)

ASN 13038321

Radio Operator

Joe Evanovich 7-16-42

Missies:

11 missies: 9 met crew # 30 Gaik, 1 met crew # 39 en 1 met crew # 38

         Position    Crew #  Date   AC serial #  Mission Target

1 Radio Operator 30 441224 237723 229 Zellhausen,Germany
2 Radio Operator 30 441228 46121 232 Koblenz,Germany
3 Radio Operator 30 441230 46121 234 Kassel,Germany
4 Radio Operator 30 441231 46121 235 Hamburg,Germany
5 Radio Operator 30 450105 338837 238 Frankfurt,Germany
6 Radio Operator 30 450120 46121 245 Heilbronn,Germany
7 Radio Operator 39 450428 339013 248 Duisburg,Germany
8 Radio Operator 30 450201 338393 250 Wesel,Germany
9 Radio Operator 38 450203 338663 251 Berlin,Germany
10 Radio Operator 30 450206 339079 252 Chemnitz,Germany
11 Radio Operator KIA 30 450214 339079 254 Cheb,Czechoslovakia

 

MIA/KIA/OVERLEEFD:

Officieel MIA op woensdag 14 februari, 1945 (Missie # 254 naar Cheb,Tsjecho-Slowakije)

Officieel KIA gemeld op 2 april, 1945

Allereerst begraven op burger kerkhof in Kettenbach, Duitsland februari, 1945 (Unknown X-7400)

Onderscheidingen: Air medal , Purple Heart

Na de oorlog:

Herbegraven op American Cemetery and Memorial, Margraten, Nederland: 5 maart, 1946

Eerst in XX-12-289   / Nu: J-17-19

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