Leading Aircraftman John Henry EVENSON

Service No: 81999
Born: Bunbury WA, 17 January 1920
Enlisted in the RAAF: 12 September 1942 (at Perth WA)
Unit: No. 17 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF Station Pearce WA
Died: Motor Vehicle Accident, Guildford WA, 19 November 1945, Aged 25 Years
Buried: Karrakatta War Cemetery WA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Christian Henry and Gudrun Amalie Evenson, of Busselton.
Roll of Honour: Perth WA
Remembered: Panel 113, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

Leading Aircraftman Evenson fell from and was run over by a service truck, fatally injuring him. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Hollywood Hospital. The accident occurred on Great Eastern Highway near the turnoff to Perth airport.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
Metropolitan Cemeteries Board (Perth) On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/12/227
The West Australian Newspaper, Tuesday 20 November 1945

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