Private Lawson was a soldier under Captain Clive Freeman during World War II. Lawson, along with Captain Freeman and several other soldiers, was awaiting rescue on an island near Singapore. They stayed in a hotel owned by Maggie Bishop.
Lawson, Ben Jackson, Jamie and the other soldiers began to search the jungle for the Forsaken after it killed Maggie Bishop. While searching for it, the Forsaken attacked and killed Lawson. (AUDIO: The Forsaken)