2nd Lt., Inf., Machine Gun, 7th Div., 20th Machine Gun Bn.; of Carteret County; son of S. E. and Rebecca W. Hamilton. Husband of Marie Long Hamilton. Entered service Aug. 25, 1917, at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. Transferred to Ft. Bliss, Texas, from there to Camp McArthur. Sailing for Liverpool, Eng., Aug. 20, 1918. From Camp McArthur, Waco, Texas, to Camp Merritt, N. J., then overseas. Fought at Metz Sector, Lorraine. Mustered out at Camp Dix, N. J., May 15, 1919.