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Click here to view article in the Evening Record on December 13, 1918

Eugene also referred to as "Gene" Lawrence being wounded for which he would receive the Purple Heart.
 

          Click here to view short article in Evening Record on December 17, 1918,
which Gene Lawrence confirms being wounded in the left hip and arm.

          To view the February 15, 1919 Evening Record article which tells of
Eugene "Gene" Lawrence being the first Hackensack soldier to come home.
Click here to view

We do not know if this is fact as of November 6, 2011, but we do know
is this is how it was reported.

                                                           Written by:
                                                              Bob Meli
                                                                August 12, 2011

 

Background image of American soliders briefly resting in the Argonne Forest

http://usgwarchives.net/pa/1pa/military/ww1/iron/iron-division.htm

Background image of banner of World War I men standing by their beds in the hospital

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-12-25/eleven-ways-ww1-soldiers-celebrated-christmas-during-wartime/5987866