Unit L Company, 326th Marines, 1st Marine Division
Service Occupation Rifleman USMC MOS 0311

PFC Denny Lee Washam born November 23, 1947, in Campbell County to Earl and Flossie (Wright) Washam. Denny was drafted in the Marine Corps and after training was sent to Vietnam. On December 8, 1968, he was killed in action, he was given the Bronze star for saving the lives of two other Marines before he was fatally wounded. Denny has five sisters, Wanda Williams, Ann Day. Helen Mcgee, Dean Phillips, Lois Bullock, and four brothers, Sonny Washam, Teddy Washam, Woody Washam, Bobby Washam.
–Submitted by Sonny Merle Washam

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 23 November 1947
  • Date of death: 8 December 1968
  • County: Scott
  • Hometown: Norma
  • Service Branch: Marine Corps
  • Division/Assignment: 326th Marines, 1st Marine Division
  • Conflict: Vietnam
  • Awards: Bronze Star, Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Mill Branch Cemetery, Norma, Scott County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXIV, Top Panel
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