Linn County

Pvt. Robert E. Erlacher

Iowa Honor Roll

Like the men pictured here on previous Sundays, these Iowans have given their lives for their country.  Each one was either killed in action or died in prison camp. The fourth line under each picture gives the area in which the man last served. The list will be continued in future weeks.

Source: The Des Moines Sunday Register, March 12, 1944 (photos included)

Robert E. Erlacher was born Nov. 16, 1918 to Joseph R. and Mary C. Keefe Erlacher. He died Oct. 23, 1943 and is buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, IA.

Pvt. Erlacher served in World War II with the U.S. Army 133rd Infantry and died in the service of his country.