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Bowser, Robert Wilson
BOWSER, ROBERT WILSON - - - - Private
Son of Mrs. Florence Bowser; born March 18, 1899, Dayton,
Ohio. Apprentice printer, Koch Company, Fort Wayne.
Enlisted in U.S. Coast Artillery Corps, March 27, 1917, Fort
Wayne. Transferred to Company A, 9th U.S. Infantry.
Trained at Fort Thomas, Ky., and Syracuse, N. Y. Went
overseas, attached to Second Division. Killed in action July
18, 1918. Battle of Soissons. Buried in isolated Grave, No. 1,
Commune Longpont, Aisne, France.
Gold Star Honor Roll, A Record of the Indiana Men and Women who died in the service of the United States and the Allied Nations in the World War 1914-1918, published by the Indiana Historical Commission, 1921