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Lieut Robert Samuel "Peck" Bradshaw, III
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1943
Lufkin
Angelina County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1970
Quang Tri, Vietnam

In Memory of ..... 1LT. Robert Samuel Bradshaw.
*** There was no grave. The Garden of Memories has a memorial to him.
*** First Lieutenant Bradshaw was a member of the Marine Attack Squadron 122, Marine Air Group 13, 1st Marine Air Wing. On February 12, 1970, he was the pilot of a McDonnell Douglas Phanton II Fighter (F-4B) flying over Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam, when his aircraft crashed. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial. Unit: Marine Attack Squadron 122 Serial Number: 454681183



You may be gone, no longer living on this earth; but you will live on - in the memories of your family and friends. There will always be a part of you living in those who knew you. You will live on because we remember you!


ROBERT SAMUEL BRADSHAW - Marine Corps - 1LT - O2
Age: 27
Race: Caucasian
Date of Birth Jan 29, 1943
From: LUFKIN, TX
Religion: PROTESTANT
Marital Status: Married - Johanna G. Bradshaw and Son, Robert Samuel Bradshaw IV, both of New Orleans, LA. Parents: Father, Robert Samuel Bradshaw, Jr. and Mother, Dora Joyce Cunningham Bradshaw, both of Lufkin, Texas..
Sister, Sarah Bradshaw Griffin has four children.

***** Jerre Callon Williams
I vowed I'd visit his grave the next time I returned to Lufkin, but then learned there was no grave. The Garden of Memories have a memorial to him & others.


Length of service 2 years
His tour began on Feb 12, 1970
Casualty was on Feb 12, 1970
In QUANG TRI, SOUTH VIETNAM
HOSTILE, FIXED WING - PILOT
AIR LOSS, CRASH ON LAND
MILITARY DATA
Service: United States Marine Corps
Grade at loss: O2
Rank: First Lieutenant
ID No: 454681183
MOS: Naval Flight Officer, EA-6A/B
Length Service: 02
Unit: VMFA-122, MAG-13, 1ST MAW, III MAF

CASUALTY DATA
Start Tour: 09/13/1969
Incident Date: 02/12/1970
Casualty Date: 02/12/1970
Age at Loss: 27
Location: Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam
Casualty Type: Non-hostile, died of other causes
Casualty Reason: Fixed Wing - Crew
Casualty Detail: Air loss or crash over land

Body was not recovered
Panel 14W - Line 129


Other Personnel in Incident: Michael Breeding, Killed in Action/Body not Recovered

CACCF CRASH/PILOT QUANG TRI 2 YRS USMC

No further information is available at this time.


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Seven local MIAs to be remembered in ceremony
The Huey will be flying in from Fort Hood on a mission to support the local Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 931 in their ceremonies for National POW/MIA Recognition Day. The Huey will be available for viewing and photos until its 2 p.m. departure.
State Rep. Wayne Christian will make introductory remarks at 10 a.m. to open a solemn ceremony across the street in the Nacogdoches Recreation Center. The event will honor seven men from Nacogdoches who remain missing in action somewhere in Korea, Vietnam and Laos.
Those include Sgt. Matthew Sewell, Cpl. Billy R. Smith, Sgt. Custer Mooney, Airman First Class Jerry Mack Wall, Lt. Murray Wortham, Capt. John Clark Hurst and Lt. Robert S. Bradshaw.

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Fort Hood marks POW/MIA Day
Posted On: Saturday, Sep. 19 2009 04:38 AM
By Amanda Kim Stairrett
Killeen Daily Herald

FORT HOOD Don Kennedy Jr. wears a metal band on his right wrist engraved with the name of a hometown friend who went missing in action during the Vietnam War.

First Lt. Robert S. Bradshaw III's aircraft, a F-4B from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122, "failed to return from a mission near Quang Tri," on Feb. 12, 1970, according to information on www.virtualwall.org. The Virtual Wall is a Web site for memorials of those listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Kennedy, also a Vietnam veteran who sustained injuries during the war, attended school and church with Bradshaw in Lufkin.

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 Parents:
  Robert S Bradshaw (1905 - 1994)
  Joyce Cunningham Bradshaw (1916 - 1983)
 
Burial:
Garden of Memories Cemetery
Lufkin
Angelina County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Eddieb
Record added: Nov 15, 2010
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Lieut Robert Samuel Peck Bradshaw, III
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Lieut Robert Samuel Peck Bradshaw, III
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