In Memoriam: Robert E. Shaw

Memorial Street Signs


In observance of every Memorial Day, Hampton Veterans of Foreign Wars gave the supreme sacrifice in defense of their country, in WORLD WAR II, KOREA and VIETNAM and streets, bridges, parks & playgrounds in Hampton, were named in their honor.

Robert E. Shaw
Robert E. Shaw

In Memory of Robert E. Shaw -- Vietnam

[December 10, 1947 - March 31, 1969]

Robert Ernest Shaw was born on December 10, 1947, graduated from Winnacunnet High School in 1966 and joined the Armed Forces while in North Hampton, NH.

He served as a 0311 in the Marines. In 1 year of service, he attained the rank of PFC/E2. He began a tour of duty on June 27, 1968.

On March 31, 1969, at the age of 21, Robert Ernest Shaw perished in the service of our country in South Vietnam, Quang Ngai.

You can find Robert Ernest Shaw honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Panel 28W, Row 100.

Robert E. Shaw on the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.
[Photo by Bill Teschek 2004]