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July 25, 1917 – The Life and Letters of World War I Aerial Observer Lt. Mortimer M. Lawrence

Mortimer’s persistence in joining the Army, despite them turning him away, was the stuff newspaper articles are made of.


The Citizen, a local newspaper in Beaver Dam, highlighted Lawrence’s determination to serve his country in this article.


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