O'Ham, Rocky P.

Brick Inscription

 ROCKY P. O'HAM
USA RVN 5-2-70

Brick Location

VIETNAM MEMORIAL
 PEARSON PARK
and
Walk of Honor
Tiffany West Park

Honored by

VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA
CHAPTER 892
KINSTON, NORTH CAROLINA





The Purple Heart


SP4 Rocky Pearson O'Ham entered the US Army from Kinston, North Carolina. He served with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 77 Armor, 5th Mechanized Infantry Division in Vietnam from April 16, 1970 until he was killed on May 8, 1970. He served as an Armor Reconnaissance Specialist. He died at Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam from a hostile explosive device.  His name is located at panel 10W, line  2 of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.

His awards include the Purple Heart Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.