Billy Byrl Norris
Born 5 July 1929
Private First Class Norris was a Light Weapons Infantry Leader with the 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in North Korea. He is buried at Simerly Creek Cemetery, Carter Co, TN.
The Kingsport Times, 21 August 1953
Hampton GI give Posthumous award
Elizabethton, Tenn. – The father of Billy Burton Norris will get the Silver Star medal for gallantry awarded posthumously to his son who was killed in Korea.
Floyd H. Norris of Hampton will receive the medal today from Lt Col Ernest F. Brockman, professor of military science and tactics at East Tennessee State college here.