VIETNAM - BETTIS, NORMAN RADEAN

Bettis, Norman Radean

VIETNAM - BETTIS, NORMAN RADEAN
BETTIS, NORMAN RADEAN

Rank: Private First Class

Unit: E Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

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

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 1-Jul-1947

Hometown: Osceola, Iowa

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 6-Jun-1968

Start of tour: 29-Oct-1968

Incident date: 31-Jan-1969

Date of casualty: 31-Jan-1969

Age at death: 21

Cause of death: Hostile, Died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Norman Radean Bettis died from wounds and burns received while driver of a military vehicle when vehicle hit a hostile mine.

Location of fatality: Binh Duong, South Vietnam

Place of interment: Maple Hill Cemetery, Osceola, Iowa, USA

View this soldier‘s Find a Grave page (opens in a new window)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 33W 028 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)

 

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