Julian Langson Lathrop '18, who was reported killed while on ambulance duty in France, is alive and well, according to a telegram received by Dean Hurlbut from William R. Hereford, head of the American Ambulance in New York. The complete telegram follows: "Dean Hurlbut, Dean of Harvard University, Cambridge. Will you do us the favor of correcting in Press rumor published in Boston that Julian Lathrop has died in France. Rumor entirely unfounded. Cable from Ambulance Committee says Lathrop is well. William R. Hereford."
The report concerning Lathrop's death was first published in the Worcester newspapers on the authority of the Associated Press.