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--- General / Personal ---

Last name: BETTIS
First name: NORMAN RADEAN
Home of Record (official): OSCEOLA
State (official): IA
Date of Birth: Tuesday, July 1, 1947
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single

--- Military ---

Branch: Army
Rank: PFC
Serial Number: 54931704
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E3
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11D20
11th Armored Cavalry Regiment
E Troop 2nd Squadron

--- Action ---

Start of Tour: Tuesday, October 29, 1968
Date of Casualty: Friday, January 31, 1969
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty)
Country: South Vietnam
Province: Binh Duong
The Wall: Panel 33W - Row 028

--- Interment ---

NORMAN RADEAN BETTIS

Maple Hill Cemetery
( Osceola Town Cemetery )
S Ridge Road
Osceola, Clarke County , IA 50213
(641) 342-4312
Pleasant Hill , Lot 205