Born 10 April 1918, Greene County, Tennessee
Died 27 February 1945, Luzon Island
Buried at Mount Tabor Cemetery, Greeneville, Greene County, Tennessee

Son of Isaac Franklin Lawing and Sarah Francis Ricker
Husband of Lona Hensley
His brother Raymond Reed Lawing died on 16 January 1945 in Luxembourg.

Private First Class Winston Lawing served as a medic with the 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion, 25th Infantry Division, Medical Department. He was killed on 27 February 1945 in combat near Puncan, Luzon Island.

The Greeneville Sun, April 5, 1945
Pfc. Winston Lawing, son of Mr. and Mrs. I.F. Lawing was killed in action on Luzon, February 27, 1945. Pfc. Lawing entered the service four and a half years ago and had spent two years overseas. He received his basic training at Camp Blanding, Fla.
He was married to Miss Betty Moore of Monroe, Fla., on January 17, 1943. She was killed on December 26, 1944 when the car in which she was riding collided with a train at Monroe.
He is survived by his parents, three brothers, Stark Lawing of Greene County and five sisters. A brother, Pvt. Raymond R. Lawing was killed January 16, 1945 in Luxembourg.

  • Rank: Private First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 10 April 1918
  • Date of death: 27 February 1945
  • County: Greene
  • Hometown: Greeneville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 25th Infantry Division
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Mount Tabor UMC Cemetery, Camp Creek, Greene County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar IX, Middle Panel
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