George Meily Beicher
Irene Miller
Peter J. Myers
Mary A. Huck
Paul Thomas Beicher
Edna Laura Myers
Robert Gordon Beicher


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Robert Gordon Beicher 1 2

  • Born: 9 Mar 1919, Racine, Racine, WI 1 2
  • Died: 21 Feb 1945, Luzon, , Pangasinan, PHL at age 25 1
  • Buried: 14 Mar 1945, Racine: Calvary Catholic Cemetery & Mausoleum, Racine, WI, USA 1

   FamilySearch ID: LDSQ-X98.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1920 in Racine, Racine, WI. 3 The 1920 census recorded the household of Peter Myers, 78, living with son-in-law Paul T. Beicher, 29; Edna L. (Myers), 29; Stuart P. Beicher, 5 months; and Robert G. 10 months. Peter and his parents were born in Germany and he immigrated in 1852 and became a U.S. citizen in 1912. Paul and his parents were born in Ohio.

2. Census in 1930 in Racine, Racine, WI. 4 The 1930 census recorded owning a $10,000 home at 2016 Slauson Avenue: Paul T. Beicher, draftsman, 40, living with wife Edna L., 39; son Paul S. Beicher Jr., 15; Robert G. Beicher, 11; John T. Beicher, 2; and father-in-law Peter Myers, 88, born in Germany. Everyone else was born in Wisconsin except Paul Sr. in Ohio. Edna's father was born in Germany and her mother in New York.

3. Census in 1940 in Racine, Racine, WI. 5 The 1940 census recorded at 2016 Slauson Street: Paul T. Beicher, architect, 50, living with wife Edna, 49; Robert, car cleaner in garage, 21; and John, 12. Paul was born in Ohio and the others in Wisconsin.

4. Military on 12 May 1941 in Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI: WW II: Enlistment. Serial # 36210570. Army Branch: Warrant Officers. Occupation semiskilled mechanic motor vehicle, single, private,. 6

5. Obituary: The Journal Times: obituary of Robert Gordon Beicher on 8 Mar 1945 in Racine, Racine, WI. 2 Hospitalized for pneumonia in a hospital on Luzon, T4 Robert Gordon Beicher, 25, died Feb. 25, according to a telegram from the war department received Wednesday evening by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Beicher, 2016 Slauson avenue. In the service for four years, T4 Beicher was overseas for more than three years, participating in the New Guinea and Philippine campaigns. He left for overseas from Fort Bragg, N. C, with Battery C, 209th battalion, coast artillery. Born March 9, 1919, he would have celebrated his 26th birthday anniversary tomorrow. He attended St. Rose school and was graduated from St. Catherine's high school in 1937. Before entering the service, he was employed by R. C. Zastrow, Inc. Surviving are his parents and two brothers, Stewart and Jack, all of Racine.

6. Newspaper: The Journal Times: Rev. Daniel Garvey will be the celebrant at the. memorial requiem high mass to be held Wednesday at 9 a. m. at St. Rose church for T4 Robert G. Beicher, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Beicher, who died Feb. 21 on Luzon., 12 Mar 1945, Racine, Racine, WI. 7


1 Find A Grave,

2 The Journal Times (Racine, WI), 8 Mar 1945, page 4. Obituary of Robert Gordon Beicher.

3 1920 United States Census, Paul T Beicher Racine WI.

4 1930 United States Census, Paul T Beicher, Racine, Racine, Wisconsin, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0033, sheet 19A, family 90, line 30.

5 1940 United States Census, Paul T. Beicher, Racine WI.

6 United States, World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946 (, Robert G Beicher, enlisted 12 May 1941, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

7 The Journal Times (Racine, WI), 12 Mar 1945, page 4. Funeral of Robert G. Beicher.

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