Salem in World War I - Lawson Collection

Frank Lawton left Salem to begin his service on August 4, 1914. He took the Franconia on its first trip to England and was in France by the middle of August, 1914. This article details Frank Lawson's injuries and successes at the onset of the War, and highlights some of his first-hand accounts via correspondence.


  • Institution: Salem Public Library
  • Institution: Salem Evening News
  • Hatt, Ruthann


Newspaper clipping, Frank Lawson

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