Robert and Katherine Rath

These are children of Charles Arthur and Effie Lee Rath.

Robert Rath was born October 18, 1919 and died November 20, 1991. His sister, Katherine, was born February 24, 1923 and died December 24, 1926.

In this photo they are playing outside of their front porch. The Rath family lived in Olive Hill, Ky. The picture was taken about 1925.

Robert was an Army cook for the Officers and their guests during the North African campaign.
He was very pleased that he had had the chance to serve dinner to one of the then icons' of the day, Bob Hope & company,
on an early visit to North Africa in 1942. In the photo you can see him serving Miss Francis Langford,
a singer-actress of the day and member of Hope's company. Bob Hope is to her right, "nose and all"!

"We recently found these in some of Robert's papers from WW II.

Submitted by: Norm & Kay(Rath) Vahey

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