Adams, Norman Edward


Rank: Sergeant

Unit: L Troop, 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11B – Infantryman

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Start of tour: 30-Oct-1967

Enlisted by: Regular

Date of birth: 18-Sep-1943

Hometown: Idabel, Oklahoma

Next of Kin: Married to Geraldine Adams, one son, one daughter

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Incident date: 18-Jan-1968

Date of casualty: 18-Jan-1968

Age at death: 24

Cause of death: Non-hostile, died of illness/injury. Vehicle Crash (Mc). Vehicle loss or crash. Individual died from burns in JAPAN, received in Vietnam on 14 Jan 1968 while passenger of a military vehicle on a combat operation when vehicle exploded and burned.

Location of fatality: Binh Long, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Forest Hill Cemetery, Garvin, Oklahoma, USA

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Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 34E 066 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)