Robert A. Burhans enlisted in the Marine Corps. Served during World War I. Burhans had the rank of Corporal. Served with 2nd Division, 5th USMC Regiment .
Burhans experienced a serious casualty which ultimately resulted in loss of life on June 25, 1918.
Buried or memorialized at Plot A Row 2 Grave 89, Aisne-Marne American Cemetery, Belleau, France.
Note: The original charter application spelled his name incorrectly Burhams, not Burhans.