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Monday, May 30, 2011

SSgt James Norman Byers had been deployed to Vietnam for five months when he was killed by a Viet Cong sniper on Friday, January 20, 1967.



Staff Sgt. James Norman Byers - Byers had been deployed to Vietnam for five months when he was killed by a Viet Cong sniper on Friday, January 20, 1967.  Staff Sergeant Byers, who had decided to make a career of serving in the Army, was a squad leader attached to the 196th Light Infantry Brigade, Company B, 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry and stationed in Tay Ninh Province, Vietnam.  [19670126 SSgt James N Byers]  http://twitpic.com/54t2ef

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In past columns, we have shared the stories of some of the fallen heroes from the Vietnam War whose names are etched in the black granite memorial in the Carroll County Vietnam Memorial Park on Willis Street: Frederick John Magsamen, Christopher Jesse Miller Jr., Muriel Groomes, Joseph William Blickenstaff and Herbert Eugene Mulkey Jr… 



Photo courtesy of “Tours of Duty” Carroll County and the Vietnam War by Gary D. Jestes and Jay A. Graybeal; on sale at the Historical Society of Carroll County.



Historical Society of Carroll County
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@ExploreCarroll Dayhoff: Recalling a fallen son of Carroll SSgt James Norman Byers http://tinyurl.com/3lxqbmr


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Related: Memorial Day: Honoring the sacrifice of Staff Sgt. James Norman Byers  By Kevin Dayhoff Wednesday, May 25, 2011 http://www.thetentacle.com/ShowArticle.cfm?mydocid=4418






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