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
ALTHAUS PRISONER OF JAPS IN ORIENT
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
SAN ANTONIANS DIE WHILE JAP PRISONERS
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)
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