Ham, Woodrow Wilson, Jr.
USA RVN 3-4-66
KINSTON, NORTH CAROLINA
The Bronze Star The Purple Heart
SSGT Woodrow Wilson Ham, Jr. entered the US Army from Kinston, North
Carolina. He arrived in Vietnam on July 29, 1965. He served with Company B, 1st
Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division from July 29, 1965 until he was
killed on March 4, 1966. SSGT Ham was killed by small arms fire at Phu Yen
Province, South Vietnam. His name is located at panel 05E, line 1103 of the Vietnam
Memorial in Washington, D.C.
His awards include the Combat Infantry Badge, the
Bronze Star with "V" for Valor, the Purple Heart, the National Defense Service
Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal