Robert Ray Norman was born on 11 November 1919, the son of James Arthur Norman and Katherine Ellen Eller.
Died 2 August 1944
Memorialized at Brittany American Cemetery, St. James (Manche), France

66th Armored Regiment, 2nd Armored Division, Company F

Mr. and Mrs. J. Arthur Norman of Banner Elk, N.C. had been notified that their son, Cpl. Robert Ray Norman, was killed in action in France August 2. Cpl. Norman left NARC April 11, 1942 for FortBragg,N.C. and was transferred to Fort Knox, Ky., before he went overseas in December, 1943. He was with the forces in the invading Pantelleria and Sicily. He landed with the infantry on the coast of France on D-Day. Surviving are four brothers, Claude Norman, Henry Norman, Willie Norman and S/Sgt Herman T. Norman, also in France; a half-brother, E. Richard Eller; five sisters, Annie Cannon, Thelma Bishop, Edna James, Nellie Winters and Flow Aldridge.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 11 November 1919
  • Date of death: 2 August 1944
  • County: Carter
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 66th Armored Regiment, 2nd Armored Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Battles: Normandy Campaign
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Brittany American Cemetery, St. James (Manche), France
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Top Panel
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