Naval line-crossing certificate given to Ed Evans, 1944

Title

Naval line-crossing certificate given to Ed Evans, 1944

Subject

United States -- Williamson County -- Texas.
War (World War II).

Description

Certificate to Edward Evans from "Imperium Neptuni Regis" - refers to crossing the Equator ritual that occurs on naval ships. Evans crossed on his way to the China-Burma- India theatre during World War II.

Edward Lee Evans (1917-2009) from Georgetown, Texas, joined the Army Air Corps and was stationed at Foster Field in Victoria, Texas. He met his wife, Eva St. Laurent, at Foster Field and they were married during the war. Ed served in the Pacific Theatre, and was stationed in places such as India and China.

Source

Gift of Ed and Eva Evans.

Date

1944

Rights

All rights to the images are held by the respective holding institution. This image is posted for non-profit educational purposes, excluding printed publication. For permission to reproduce images and/or for copyright information, contact The Williamson Museum, 716 S. Austin Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626.

http://williamsonmuseum.org/

Language

English

Type

Document

Files

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Date Added
October 26, 2013
Collection
Permanent Collection
Item Type
Document
Citation
“Naval line-crossing certificate given to Ed Evans, 1944,” World War II Comes to Williamson County, accessed February 20, 2020, https://ww2comestowilliamsoncounty.omeka.net/items/show/605.