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Pvt Rubin Max Henry Althaus
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Birth: Dec. 2, 1907
Gillespie County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 4, 1942
Liaoning, China

Death 04 Dec 1942 in Manchuria, Mukden (POW Camp in WW II)
Burial Date: 13 Nov 1947

San Antonio, Texas, THE SAN ANTONIO LIGHT, January 25, 1943, Page 6-A


FREDERICKSBURG, Jan. 25 -- Mr. and Mrs. Christian Althaus of the Rheingold community have been notified by the war department that their son, Pvt. Rubin M. Althaus, is a captive of the Japs in the Philippines.

The Althaus family had not heard of the youth for 14 months.

San Antonio, Texas SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS, Friday Morning, February 4, 1944, Page 8-A


Four Texans, three of them San Antonio boys, have recently been listed among American soldiers who have died of disease in Japanese prison camps since the fall of Bataan and Corregidor. The names were made public by additional messages coming throught International Red Cross from Japan.

The boys listed from Texas are: Pvt. Rubin M. Althaus, of Fredericksburg (article amended to include his info only)

Family links: 
  Christian C. Althaus (1883 - 1973)
  Ella Herbort Althaus (1883 - 1956)
  Lola Vera Althaus Klinksiek (1906 - 1988)*
  Rubin Max Henry Althaus (1907 - 1942)
  Lee Felix Carl Althaus (1911 - 1979)*
  Nelda Meta Althaus Wahrmund (1915 - 2010)*
  Dora Lou Ella Althaus Schaefer (1918 - 2011)*
  Harvey Christian Althaus (1921 - 2012)*
*Calculated relationship
Cave Creek Cemetery
Gillespie County
Texas, USA
Created by: AlbFirefly
Record added: Oct 10, 2006
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Pvt Rubin Max Henry Althaus
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Pvt Rubin Max Henry Althaus
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NARA records list this soldiers Home of Record as Gillespie County, Texas...Died Non-Battle as Japanese Prisoner Of War...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Feb. 27, 2015
All gave some. Some gave all. WWII Vet.
- Bryan Schley
 Added: Apr. 24, 2014

- Rita Osborne
 Added: Jan. 4, 2014
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