Raymond was a graduate of Dracut High School and worked at the Merrimack Woolen Mills before enlisting. He was engaged to Miss Rita Soucier of Bridgeport, CT formerly of Lowell. He was only 19 years old.
He was also survived by three brothers; Louis in the U.S. Navy, PFC Ernest in Germany, young brother Robert and two sisters Mrs. Eva Goyette and Mrs. Lillian Tetreault.
He is one of over 3,000 Marines buried at sea during World War II. Please remember Pvt Raymond Hamilton and his brother Rudolph who never came home.