William Patton Lawson was born 14 March 1896, Eidson, Tennessee to Henry Thurman Lawson and Margaret L. McDavid.
He was Killed in Action on the Hindenburg Line 2 October 1918. Pvt Lawson is buried at Manis Cemetery, Eidson, TN


  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 14 March 1896
  • Date of death: 2 October 1918
  • County: Hawkins
  • Hometown: Eidson
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Division/Assignment: Company D, 117th Infantry Regiment, 30th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War I
  • Battles: Hindenburg Line
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Manis Cemetery, Eidson, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar III, Middle Panel
  • Contact us to sponsor William P. Lawson

Image Gallery

Click a thumbnail below to view at full size.

Submit more information on this veteran →