George H Norton

Captain George Harold Norton was from Oneida, New York and born on 18 October 1929. He was 35 and married when he died on 13 August 1965 when he was taking off in an O-1F when some ordinance fell off the aircraft causing a crash, which killed both crewmembers. Captain Norton was a Bird Dog Forward Air Controller assigned to the 6253rd Combat Support Group at Nha Trang, South Vietnam. Captain Norton had 14 years of service and his body was recovered. His name is located at 02E 052 on the Vietnam Memorial. He his body rests at Fort Bliss National Cemetery, El Paso, Texas.