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Bill Norman (#48163127)
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Bio Photo I grew up in Sedona, Arizona, back before it was "discovered." I still consider Sedona to be my hometown even though I no longer live there.

In 1965 I enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. I was a Recon Marine, serving with 1st Recon Bn in Viet Nam and with 2nd Recon Bn at Camp LeJeune, North Carolina. I received my Honorabe Discharge from the Corps in 1971.

My primary focus in Find A Grave is to create new memorials, or add to existing memorials, for the Marines and Navy Corpsmen of 1st Recon Bn who fought the Battle of Hill 488 - those who died on the hill and those who have since passed on - plus the five Marines from Charlie 1/5, VMO-2 and VMO-6 who died coming to the rescue of their Recon brothers. Semper Fi.

My secondary focus is to create new memorials, or add to existing memorials, for the Marines of Recruit Platoon 145 - The Arizona Platoon - MCRD San Diego - 1965.

And finally I wish to locate and obtain photos of the graves of relatives in my personal family tree and also those in my wife's family tree, and to create new memorials when appropriate.
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 • 67 Memorials Added
 • 118 Memorials Managed
 • 1 Memorial/week
 • 164 Photos
 • 76 Photo Requests
 • 1 Volunteer Photo Taken
 • 21 Virtual Flowers
 • 6 Virtual Cemeteries
 • 61 Sponsorships
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Granite Mountain Marines (3)
My Norman Family (19)
Recruit Platoon 145 (14)
Verde Valley Marines (15)
Viet Nam Hill 488 (16)
World War II - France (5)
Messages left for Bill Norman (77)[Leave Message]
Bertha Avery-Hood
Pearly Walker
thanks for making it right.
Bertha
Added by Bertha Avery-Hood on Oct 24, 2014 7:36 PM
rhondajo
PS
Thank you for your service to our Country!
Added by rhondajo on Oct 23, 2014 1:33 PM
rhondajo
RE: Norman Family Photos
Hi Bill, yes you may use any of my photos as long as you give credit to Rhonda Brady Rampy. Thanks for asking!

Rhonda
Added by rhondajo on Oct 23, 2014 1:32 PM
billcarr
RE: Klondyke Cemetery
Hello Bill,
I do not have the photo you request. I am sorry but I took only pic necessary for Find A Grave. That cemetery is remote and I am not likely to return.
Possibly you could contact a local history club or museum in Wilcox, Az. and a person there might help. Also be sure to click on photo Request thru Find A Grave. Many people do get around and this might help you too.
Added by billcarr on Oct 15, 2014 4:43 PM
soilsister
RE: PVT Anshelm S. Norman
no prob .... regards from Panama

Marijke
Added by soilsister on Oct 15, 2014 3:29 PM
jhoff
RE: Riley Irwin
Yes...looking forward to hearing from you...will
happy to share anything I have...Jhoff
Added by jhoff on Oct 02, 2014 4:03 PM
jhoff
RE: Riley Irwin
I have limited info on Riley...but I do have some. Name of parents...copy of marriage license to Rachel. Burial info, children. Would be happy to send you what I have by snail mail...it is easier for this way...and I can send you all the info I have...I would however need your physical address...let me know if you
are interested. Would be great if we can connect
our info.
Added by jhoff on Oct 02, 2014 2:49 PM
CRob
RE: George L. Wade
Thank you and yes to both requests to use the photos.
Added by CRob on Sep 28, 2014 9:41 PM
Mary Ann
RE: Henry and Clara Witt
It is Herman and Rosa Witt. They are on findagrave allready. If you want copies or the cemetery info, just let me know.

Mary Ann
Added by Mary Ann on Sep 22, 2014 7:12 PM
Mary Ann
RE: Henry and Clara Witt
By chance, do you have another Witt couple at Washington Memory? As I was checking to verify that Henry and Clara did not have a stone, I found another Witt couple on the same plot. I need to check the photo as to their names.

Mary Ann
Added by Mary Ann on Sep 22, 2014 3:58 PM
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