Locust Valley Cemetery
 Church of God
 Burkittsville, MD

Harry W Rohrback

Private First Class U. S. Army
HQ Co, 115th Inf, 29th Division

Entered the Service from: Maryland
Died: 1/11/1942  Ellicot City, MD
Buried at: Locust Valley Cemetery Church of God,  Burkettsville, MD

The News, January 13, 1942
PRIVATE HARRY W. ROHRBACK,JR. 21, Brunswick, Md., was killed late last night in an automobile collision five miles west of here on U. S. Route 40. One other county soldier, Private Charles S. Bowers, 20, Brunswick, and a socially prominent Baltimore couple, Mr. and Mrs. John K. Culver, were also killed in the accident, and two others were injured.
State Trooper W. M. Bohler said papers found on the bodies of the soldiers indicated they had just been granted a furlough from Fort George G. Meade, effective today. Third Corps Army Headquarters said the men had just started a 10day leave. The accident, according to reports, occurred about 11:30 p.m., The youths left Fort Meade around 10:30 p.m., it was believed.
Pvt. Rohrback, who celebrated his 21st birthday just eleven days ago, was a bridegroom of less than a month. He was married o December 24 to the former Miss Jean Gummo, of Brunswick.
Pvt. Rohrback was a member of the Regimental Headquarters Company of the 115th Infantry, one of the two local units of the regiment. He had been in service since the mobilization of the National Guard early last year. The accident occurred about two miles west of West Friendship. The body was taken to a funeral parlor in Ellicott City and this morning was removed to the funeral home in Brunswick.
Brunswick sources this morning said ht had not been learned who was driving the car. The machine was reported to belong to Donald Ramsburg, of Frederick, and had apparently been borrowed by the youths to return to their homes. According to reports, only the three soldiers were in the machine. All drove trucks for Headquarters Company.
Rohrback, in addition to his wife, is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Rohrback, West Potomac street, Brunswick, one brother Franklin, at home; and one sister, Mrs. Beatrice Wilt, Lovettsville, Va. His wife resided at his home. His paternal and maternal grandparents also survive. They are Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Hutts, Brunswick, and Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Rohrback, Burkittsville.
Funeral arrangements had not been completed this morning. C. H. Feete and Son, funeral directors.