Private 1st Class - United States Army
5/28/1949 - 3/13/1968
PFC Hampton was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Vietnam. His convoy was hit by fire from an enemy ambush. He was a machine gunner with the 39th Combat Engineers.
Hampton attended the Alton Schools and lived in Carrollwood Subdivision prior to entering
He entered the service July 19, 1966 and received his basic training and engineering school at Ft. Leonard Wood, MO. He was sent to Vietnam July 30, 1966.
PARENTS: Mr. & Mrs. Chas. Hampton of Godfrey, IL, who is a retired Army Sergeant
FAMILY: Sister - Audrey Sue Hampton, Stepsister - Demetra Hampton
Stepbrothers - Audris Hampton and Lyndell Hays
FUNERAL SERVICES: Gubser Funeral Home
BURIAL: Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville, IL