World War (1914-1918)
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Photographs of Robert P. and James H. Rowan in their First World War uniforms
Scope and Contents
A real photograph postcard of Washington and Lee University ambulance driver James Rowan (WLU class of 1914) standing in front of his ambulance in France during the First World War. The second image in this collection is of Robert P. Rowan in his military uniform wearing the U.S. Army's Distinguished Service Cross awarded to him for his heroism in combat as a corporal in Company A, of the 116th Infantry. The Rowan brothers were from Greenville, Augusta County, Virginia.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1917 - 1919