At the Battle of Paye (San Mateo, Rizal), Lawton, was killed by a Filipino sharpshooter, under the command of Aguinaldo’s general Licerio Geronimo. Lawton laid in wake at the chapel in Paco Cemetery Manila. On December 30, 1899, his body left the Philippines on board the transport ship USS Thomas and was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.
To remember him by, his image appeared on our currency during the American period.
|1920 Philippine National Bank , 50 Pesos|
1945 Central Bank of the Philippines Treasury Certificate, 50 Pesos