Fulgham, Joe Hugh


Rank: Specialist 4

Unit: F Troop, 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

MOS: 11D – Armor Reconnaissance Specialist

Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal

Badges: Combat Infantryman Badge

Unit awards: Valorous Unit Award, Vietnamese Gallantry Cross with Palm device

Enlisted by: Selected Service

Date of birth: 22-Feb-1950

Hometown: Mathiston, Mississippi

Marital status: Never Married

Campaign: Vietnam Conflict

Entered service: 29-Jul-1969

Start of tour: 3-Jan-1970

Incident date: 2-Aug-1970

Date of casualty: 2-Aug-1970

Age at death: 20

Cause of death: Hostile, died. Explosive Device. Other explosive device.
Joe Hugh Fulgham was killed while on a combat operation when a booby trap detonated. / On combat operation. Detonated hostile booby trap.

Two Blackhorse troopers died in this incident:
SP4 Joe Hugh Fulgham
SFC Raymond Leon Williams

Location of fatality: Bien Hoa, South Vietnam, XT 900 290

Place of interment: Double Springs Baptist Cemetery, Double Springs, Mississippi, USA

View this soldier‘s Find a Grave page (opens in a new window)

Vietnam Veterans Memorial panel and row: 08W 076 (view Vietnam Veterans Memorial link in a new window)


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