Florida Fallen Stories

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Herrick Leopold Evans, Jr.

Boy 1st class, African American. Born in Key West, June 30, 1899. Enlisted U.S. Coast Guard, Key West, April 6, 1917. Next of kin: Mrs. Isabelle Major (stepmother), 722 Windsor Lane, Key West, who died in 1927. His father, an immigrant from the Bahamas in 1892, served as a cook for the U.S. Revenue Service in 1910. (Veterans Administration Master Index)


Herrick Leopold Evans, Jr. was on board the USCGC Tampa. To read about the Tampa, please click here.