05 David Birch Evans, Born Jackson Tennessee

05 David Birch Evans, Born Jackson Tennessee

David Birch Evans

David Birch Evans
David Birch Evans in Uniform

Rank/Rate:   Chief Machinist’s Mate

Service Number:   140 82 58

Birth Date:   September 5, 1899

From:   New London, Connecticut

Decorations:    None

Submarine:   USS S-26 (SS-131)

Loss Date:   January 24, 1942

Location:   Gulf of Panama

Circumstances:   Sunk when rammed by PC-460

Remarks:   David was born in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee.  Photo courtesy of Tim Taylor. Information courtesy of Paul W. Wittmer.

NavSource,  Submarine Photo Archive for the USS S-26 (SS-131)

On Eternal Patrol list of men lost on the USS S-26 (SS-131)

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Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association

Perpetuating the memories of submariners who didn’t come home

Chairman: Mike Anderson (SK2(SS)USN) | President: Patrick Ryan (YNC(SS), LCDR USN)

The TSMA is a nonprofit memorial association registered as a 501(c) tax exempt organization and is registered with the Tennessee Secretary of State to receive charitable donations. Please make the TSMA one of the charities that you support.  You can make a donation here or send a check made to: Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association, c/o 309 Church Street, #107, Nashville, TN 37201.

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Thank you for your help commemorating the Tennesseans who gave their lives as American Submariners in the service of the United States Navy.

Tennessee Submarine Memorial Association

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