Corporal Norman was a member of Company B, 2nd Engineer Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division. He was listed as Missing in Action while fighting the enemy near Kunu-ri, North Korea on November 28, 1950. He was presumed dead on December 31, 1953. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.
There is a memorial headstone for Corporal Norman at the Indian Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.