When World War I broke out in Europe, Arlington’s John Lyon jumped into action, traveling to France to serve as an ambulance driver. Later, when the United States entered the war, he served in the 29th Infantry Division during the bloody Meuse-Argonne Offensive. Just three weeks before the Armistice that ended the war, Lyon was killed while aiding a wounded comrade on the battlefield. WETA’s Mark Jones interviewed Annette Benbow in 2015; she wrote an article for the 2014 Arlington Historical Magazine about all 13 Arlingtonians who lost their lives in World War I.