Born in the town of Seymour, Wisconsin on March 16, 1888. Robert Gerhardt Krause lived with his parents up to September 18, 1917, when he was called “To The Colors.” Mr. and Mrs. Henry Krause received the sad news Tuesday November 26, 1918 that their son Robert had died of wounds somewhere in the Argonne in France on October 10, 1918. He received his military training at Camp Grant Rockford, Illinois, Camp Greene, Charlotte, North Carolina, and Camp Mills, Long Island. He was home on a furlough for a few days during the Christmas holidays in 1917. In May, he left the United States for overseas as a Corporal in Company L, 58th Infantry, 4th Division. In July he had been slightly wounded by shrapnel, spending three weeks in a hospital before returning to his company and to the firing line when he was wounded a second time causing his death. He leaves to mourn his untimely death, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Krause, Seymour, three sisters, Mrs. Lemeul Stark, Hunting, Wisconsin, Mrs. Michael Traufler and Miss Gertrude Krause, Seymour, two brothers, Henry Jr. Seymour, and Eiche who is now in Camp Taylor, Louisville, Kentucky, and a niece, Loneva Traufler. Courtesy: Seymour Times Press Thursday December 5, 1918

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