Naff Lawrence Laws was born in Pensacola, Yancey County, North Carolina
He was shipped aboard the tanker, Jacksonville, as a member of the Naval Armed Guard. The Jacksonville was in transit in the North East Atlantic when she was torpedoed and sunk.

Wife: Mrs. Rosie Garland Laws, 18 Exum Street, Johnson City, TN

KIA Crew 48, AG 30.

Memorialized at Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England.

  • Rank: Seaman First Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 6 April 1914
  • Date of death: 30 August 1944
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Johnson City
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: SS Jacksonville
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIX, Middle Panel
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