PFC Peter Sampson Norris

PFC Peter Sampson Norris

Birth
Pittsburg, Williamson County, Illinois, USA
Death 3 Jan 1943 (aged 21)
China
Burial Marion, Williamson County, Illinois, USA
Plot Family Plot
Memorial ID 122596024 · View Source
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Pfc. U.S. Marine Corps, World War II-Pfc. Norris died in the line of duty during WWII while serving with Co. A of the 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment. He was captured on the Philippines on 5-7-1942, and died in Manchuria at POW Camp Mukden.

He is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Noah Norris of Route #1, Pittsburg, Illinois.

Awards: Purple Heart Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Pacific Campaign Medal with One Battle Star, POW Medal, WWII Victory Medal.


Inscription

PFC, 4 MARINE REGT WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: David C. Henderson
  • Added: 1 Jan 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 122596024
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Peter Sampson Norris (14 Jun 1921–3 Jan 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 122596024, citing Maplewood Cemetery, Marion, Williamson County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by David C. Henderson (contributor 47067566) .