In Memoriam: Steven J. Philbrick

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.

Steven J. Philbrick

Steven J. Philbrick

Steven Jay Philbrick was born on October 4, 1949 and joined the Armed Forces while in Hampton, NH. He served as a 0331 in the Marines. In 1 year of service, he attained the rank of Pvt/E1. He began a tour of duty on February 14, 1969. On June 6, 1969, at the age of 19, Steven Jay Philbrick perished in the service of our country in South Vietnam, Quang Tri.

You can find Steven Jay Philbrick honored on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Panel 23W, Row 91.

In Memory Of
Steven J. Philbrick

Excerpt From WHS 1968 Yearbook


Nickname: Phil
Likes: Athletics, having pleasures
Dislikes: The major part of the majority
Ambition: To be a State Policeman
Whim: To go to college
Favorite saying: "How's yours"
W.H.S. Memory: My day off
Achievements: Basketball 1,2; Football 3,4;
Winter Track 3,4; Varisity Club 3,4; Treas. 4.
Transferred from Clearwater, Florida 1.
[See also: Philbrick Children's Park Dedication -- June 14, 2002]

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Stephen J. Philbrick on the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C.
[Photo by Bill Teschek 2004]
[See also: Philbrick Children's Park Dedication -- June 14, 2002]