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BAUSH, Robert O.
|Johnstown Daily Tribune, 15 Feb 1918, Page 17, Contributed by Sandy Lewis|
|LIEUT. ROBERT O. BAUSH, SOMERSET, DIES OF INJURIES|
Expired Aboard Hospital Ship at Portsmouth, Va; Stationed on U. S. S. Utah
Graduate of Annapolis
Word was received here late yesterday afternoon of the death of First Lieutenant Robert O. Baush, aged 33 years, a son of Mrs. Laura Knepper Baush; of West Main street, and of the late Peter Baush, who died at 11 oclock yesterday morning aboard a hospital ship at Portsmouth, Va. His death was due to injuries supposed to have been received in an explosion. Lieutenant Baush was stationed aboard the United States Battleship Utah.
The deceased graduated from the Somerset High School and in 1904, upon an appointment, entered United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., where he graduated from in 1908. Lieutenant Baush is survived by his mother, who is visiting her sisters Mrs. H. H. Anderson and Mrs. A. R. Palmer, both of Gotebo, Okla.; one brother, John Baush, who is training with the First New Hampshire Company at Camp Greene, N. C. ; and two sisters, Misses Edith and Elizabeth Baush, both of whom are employed in the U. S. Navy Yards, at Philadelphia. He is also survived by his widow, Mrs. Lucille Belt Baush, formerly of Dallas, Texas.
The body will be brought here for burial. Funeral arrangements have not yet been completed. Liutenant Baush was a member of the Lutheran Church.