News: Abbotsford, Wis. (May 24, 1945)
Contact: Robert Lipprandt
----Source: The Tribune Phonograph (Abbotsford,
Clark Co., WI), Wednesday, May 27, 2009, Page 2
Pvt. Robert Rouse, Ex - Nazi Prisoner, Reported
Pvt. Robert S. Rouse, 30, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence e. Rouse, of Stevens Point, formerly of Abbotsford, who
was a German prisoner, is safe and well, according to a letter
received by his parents from an American chaplain in
Writing on behalf of the soldier, the chaplain
said Pvt. Rouse would write home at the first
Private Rouse, a Ranger, was reported on March
13, 1944, as missing in action in Italy since Jan. 20, of that
April 1944, the parents received word from their son that he was a
German prisoner of War. They have heard from him since, the last
letter dated Jan. 19, 1945, arriving last week.
His wife is a WAC and is stationed at San Bernardino, Calif.
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