Joseph Samuel Godwin

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class
HMM-263, MAG-16, 1ST MAW
United States Navy
06 September 1945 - 07 April 1966
Saugus, California
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Fleet Marine Force Corpsman

Purple Heart, National Defense, Vietnam Service, Vietnam Campaign

The database page for Joseph Samuel Godwin

02 May 2008

Joe was a happy person and had a smile on his face (AT ALL TIMES. Brother, you are nissed.) He was a great brother, and I miss him very much at times. Joe, you are missed. Love, Sandyjo.

From his sister,
Sandra Leach
610 North Street, Camden, Arkansas 71701

A Note from The Virtual Wall

The Marine Air Group 16 Command Chronology reports that Petty Officer Godwin was wounded in action on 04 April and died from his injuries on 06 April.

Fleet Marine Force Corpsman

"You guys are the Marine's doctors -
There's none better in the business
than a Navy Corpsman ..."
-- Lieutenant General "Chesty" Puller --

Visit John Dennison's
Medics on the Wall
memorial which honors the
Army Medics and Navy Corpsmen who died in Vietnam.

The point-of-contact for this memorial is
his sister,
Sandra Leach
610 North Street, Camden, Arkansas 71701

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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 02 May 2008
Last updated 05/16/2008