Cram, Carl S. (January 2, 1897 - November 3, 1918)

Carl S. Cram

Douglas Budget - November 7, 1918

Carl S. Cram, son of Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Cram of Shawnee, died Sunday at Camp McArthur after a short illness of influenza. He left Douglas but a few weeks ago for camp. He is the third son of Mr. and Mrs. Cram in the service.

He was but 21 years of age, being born in Sioux City, January 2, 1897. Funeral services will be held on the arrival of the body here, with interment in Douglas cemetery.

Two Soldiers' Funerals Sunday

Douglas Budget - November 14, 1918

Two Converse county soldiers were laid to rest in Douglas cemetery last Sunday. Charles A. Taylor of Ross and Carl S. Cram of Shawnee, who left Douglas about three weeks ago, fell victims to the Spanish influenza scourge at Camp McArthur, Calif. Their bodies were sent to their former homes by the army authorities.

Charles a. Taylor was 22 years of age, having been born in Wisconsin, November 15, 1896. He was a brother of William Taylor, prominent ranchmen of Ross. He had been a resident of this county two years. Besides his brother here he is survived by his father, J.H. Taylor of Brownton, Wis., a sister, Mrs. Arthur Stoll of Monroe, Wis., and four brothers, George and John, Jr., of Wisconsin, Albert of Glenwood, Minn., and Orange of Kaycee, Wyoming.

Carl Cram was the son of Mr. and Mrs. E.M. Cram of Shawnee. He has two brothers in the service. He was 21 years of age.


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