HUBERT T. EVANS, LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Hubert Evans '50

Date of birth: August 6, 1926

Date of death: February 16, 1953

Age: 26

Lucky Bag

From the 1950 Lucky Bag:

Loss

From USNA 1950:

Hub started his Navy career in the V-12 program at Denison University, Granville, OH. After graduation at USNA, he received his wings at Pensacola, FL and was flying off the USS Philippine Sea when he crashed in a Navy F-9F jet returning from a Korean combat mission.

The date of his loss was February 16, 1953. He was initially listed as missing in action. Hub has a memory marker, but it's unclear where.

Distinguished Flying Cross

From Hall of Valor:

(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Lieutenant, Junior Grade Hubert T. Evans (NSN: 0-532783), United States Navy, was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (Posthumously) for extraordinary achievement while participating in aerial flight while serving with Fighter Squadron NINETY-THREE (VF-93), embarked in U.S.S. PHILIPPINE SEA (CV-47), in action against enemy aggressor forces in Korea on 16 February 1953.

General Orders: All Hands (October 1953)
Action Date: February 16, 1953
Service: Navy
Rank: Lieutenant Junior Grade
Company: Fighter Squadron 93 (VF-93)
Division: U.S.S. Philippine Sea (CV-47)

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Class of 1950

Hubert is one of 35 members of the Class of 1950 in Memorial Hall.