Sgt James Oliver Godwin

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Sgt James Oliver Godwin

  • Birth 6 May 1947 Westbrook Township, Sampson County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 2 Oct 1969 Bien Hoa, Dong Nai, Vietnam
  • Burial Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
  • Plot Block 4,Lot 289, D-1
  • Memorial ID 17642810

SGT James Oliver Godwin, Vietnam Veteran, Native of the Westbrook Township of Sampson County NC.

Sergeant James Oliver Godwin was a casualty of the Vietnam War. As a member of the Army, SGT Godwin served our country until October 2nd, 1969 in Binh Hoa, South Vietnam. He was 22 years old and was married. It was reported that James died when his vehicle crashed. His body was recovered. SGT Godwin is on panel 17W, line 026 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C. He served our country for one year.

My Father: Merry Christmas Dad, I put the angels on the tree every year that you sent from Vietnam, and I always will tell the story of what they mean to me. Thank you for my feedoms and my life.. Love James R Godwin Only 2 defining forces have ever offered to die for you..Jesus Christ and the American Soldier. One died for your soul, the other for your freedom. James Godwin, 1532, Highway 41 Bypass S, #139 Venice Fl 34293, OneGodwinInc@aol.com.

He was the Husband of Mrs Deborah J Godwin, 2108 Parker Drive, Raleigh, NC.

He served with the 335th Radio Research Company, 509th Army Security Agency Group, Army Security Agency(ASA), USARV.

He was awarded The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.


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  • Created by: Tom Reece
  • Added: 22 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17642810
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt James Oliver Godwin (6 May 1947–2 Oct 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17642810, citing Montlawn Memorial Park, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Tom Reece (contributor 46857744) .