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Hayden Reed Lawrence
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Birth: Mar. 7, 1919
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Sep. 23, 1943
Pampanga Province
Central Luzon, Philippines

Ten school years ago, two other teachers and myself had our students create a website on the 192nd Tank Battalion. The battalion was part of the 1st Provisional Tank Group in the Philippine Islands. Their tanks were serviced by 17th Ordnance. On Monday, March 9, 2009 we will update the website and add Hayden R. Lawrence's name to 17th Ordnance. We just received a roster of the 17th Ordnance this past week. It allows us to add the names of the men we could not identify.

It appears Lawrence went into the jungle after the surrender of Bataan on April 9, 1942 and fought as a guerilla. He was executed on 23 Sept. 43 by the Japanese after being captured.

Note: Hayden R. Lawrence Upper Elementary School in Deville, Louisiana , was named after him

Here is the link to 17th Ordnance.

I just thought you might be interested in knowing this.

Jim Opolony
Proviso East High School
Maywood, Illinois 
Family links: 
  John S "Reed" Lawrence (1895 - 1967)
  Henrietta C "Addie" Lawrence (1895 - 1971)
  Lois Ester Lawrence Sanson (1917 - 2001)*
  Hayden Reed Lawrence (1919 - 1943)
  Blanche Lawrence Paul (1920 - 1999)*
*Calculated relationship
Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: ROW 8
Maintained by: Duffie and Kathy
Originally Created by: zzyzx1947
Record added: Nov 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22806212
Hayden Reed Lawrence
Added by: Shirley L
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- Duffie and Kathy
 Added: Jul. 26, 2015

- JimO
 Added: Nov. 28, 2013

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