4 October 1918 Nurse Rosa Mary Rapp died of pneumonia

Nurse Rosa Mary Rapp, Red Cross Unit 59

Born at Jeffersonville, Indiana on December 6th 1894, Rosa graduated from Louisville City Hospital, Kentucky.

She volunteered for active service with forces at Louisville on April 2nd 1918 and was initially sent to Camp Lewis, Washington where she was assigned to duty as a Base Hospital nurse.

On September 8th 1918, she embarked at New York for service in France but contracted pneumonia soon after arrival.

Rosa died in the Presbyterian Hospital at √Čtretat, Normandy on 4th October 1918.

She was buried in √Čtretat Cemetery.


4 October 1918

Research by David O'Mara