Lance Corporal Mills Palmer Bigham, 23, of Columbia, SC, died October 19, 2009. He served with the United States Marine Corps, Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. He completed two tours of duty in Iraq and completed his enlistment in October 2008.
Bigham was a graduate of A.C. Flora High School and a member of Bethel United Methodist Church in Forest Acres.
Following his death, Bigham’s family founded Hidden Wounds in an effort to help other soldiers suffering with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Visit http://hiddenwounds.org/ for more information.