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Lawrence, J. C.

Jack C. Lawrence U.S. Army WWII
Jack C. Lawrence U.S. Army WWII

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Date of Birth: 6/2/1907
Died On: 11/13/1985 Death Place: Helena, Lewis and Clark, Montana
Street Address: Redfield Street
Service Number: 32227251
Branch of Service: U.S. Army - 109th Infantry, 28th Division

Veteran Code: USARMY-370

BIOGRAPHY Extended Information
Jack C. Lawrence was born in New York in 1907. In Rye his family lived on Redfield Street and were members of the Presbyterian Church. Jack enlisted and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Name: Jack Wheeler Lawrence Race: White Age: 33 Birth Date: 2 Jun 1907 Birth Place: New York, New York Residence Place: Rye, West, New York Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940 Registration Place: Port Chester, New York, USA Employer: W P A Project Weight: 225 Complexion: Light Eye Color: Brown Hair Color: Brown Height: 6'' 1" Next of Kin: Pearl Lawrence

Name: Jack W. Lawrence Social Security Number: 126-09-0784 Birth Date: 2 Jun 1907 Issue Year: Before 1951 Issue State: New York Death Date: 13 Nov 1985

Sergt. Jack Lawrence Missing In France Since December 17

Sgt. Jack Lawrence of the 109th Infantry, 28th Division, who was awarded the Purple Heart and Oak Leaf Clusters, has been reported missing in action in France since December 17. A Rye resident before entering the service, Sgt. Lawrence is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lawrence, Sr. , of New York City. His mother, the former Pearl Beck, is a member of an old Rye family.

Sgt. Lawrence was offered an opportunity to return to the United States after he was wounded, but preferred to rejoin his regiment in the historic defense of Luxembourg against Von Runstedts German forces. He was reported missing directly after this battle.
PAGE FOUR THE RYE CHRONICLE Friday, March 16, 1945


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