Born 16 November 1915
Died of wounds 20 March 1944

30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Company L

Pvt Norris was returned from Nettuno, Italy. Buried at Knoxville National Cemetery, B, 6704.

The Knoxville News-Sentinel, August 4, 1948
Pvt. James W. Norris, 29, son of Mr. and Mrs. L.G. Norris of Millertown Pike, killed in action March 20, 1944 in Italy. He was a graduate of Horace Manard High School of Maynardville and member of Union Baptist Church, Luttrell. Employe of a local textile mill.
Survivors; parents; sisters, Mrs. J.C. Green, Mrs. Ellis Troutman, Mrs. Mildred Trout, Mrs. Nellie Ruth Turner, all of Knoxville, Mrs. william Karnack, Detroit; brothers, Gilbert of Luttrell, Ralph, Corryton, William of Knoxville.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 16 November 1915
  • Date of death: 20 March 1944
  • County: Union
  • Hometown: Millertown Pike
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIX, Top Panel
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