Robert W. Hamilton "Bob"
Occupation:Fire Department of New York | Firefighter, Squad 41Dedicated Memorial Sites:Reflections:FDNY Memorial Day BookEducation:Christ The King HS
Robert Hamilton‚ NYC Fire Fighter‚ Squad 41 Bronx‚ New York. Bob was born on January 16‚ 1958‚ the son of a New York City firefighter. He grew up in Ridgewood‚ Queens‚ NY.
Attending local schools‚ he met his wife Elizabeth at Christ the King High School in their junior year. Married in 1985‚ they had two children‚ a son Robert‚ Jr. and a daughter Christine.
Bob worked hard to become a firefighter and chose a post in the Bronx where he would be of most service. He would spend his whole career‚ from Probie to firefighter‚ in the 41 House. One of the most senior men in his house‚ Bob was the organizer of service to the community and the annual Christmas party; that was his main event.
Bob worked hard to help others and to everybody he was bigger than life. To his family‚ Bob was husband and father‚ the role he cherished most.
Bob lost his life tragically while trying to help others in the line of duty on September 11th‚ 2001‚ at the World Trade Center. (source)