203 1st Ave NE, Waverly, IA 50677

Private Albert E. Bockhaus

Private Albert E. Bockhaus was born on February 10, 1894 in Tripoli, IA and died February 4, 1918 in Camp Custer, MI.

Albert E. Bockhaus entered the United States Army on December 15, 1917, in Jefferson Barracks, MO, served during the World War I era and reached the rank of Private before being discharged on February 4, 1918 in Camp Custer, MI.

Albert E. Bockhaus is buried at Fremont Township in Tripoli, Iowa and can be located at Or. 15 Block 250 Lot 142 Grave 4 North

  • Died in Service: Yes

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Went to Jefferson Barracks Mo. On Dec 11, 1917 was transferred to Camp Custer Mich. On Jan 5, 1918. Here he was taken sick with Flu and Pneumonia on Jan. 24 and died at Base Hosp. Feb. 4, 1918. Born at Tripoli Ia. Feb. 10 1894. Was a son of August and Mary Bockhaus. Graduated from High School at Tripoli in class of 1913. Attended Waterloo College of Commerce and afterward worked for a firm in Cedar Rapids, Ia. For three years was a bookkeeper in Tripoli. In the fall of 1917 he became a store manager at Ackley Ia. From here he enlisted for service and a few days later was called to Jefferson Barracks Mo. He was survived by his mother, a twin sister Alberta, a sister Mrs. L.M. Feldeemann, as well as two brothers Herman and Henry. The father died at Ashley N. D. Feb. 16, 1906. Albert belonged to the Modern Woodman and was buried by then in Fremont Cemetery at Tripoli, Iowa.