North High School Wall of Honor
Paul Earl Barnes
Would have graduated in the Class of 1945

Paul Barnes
Research done by Claradell Shedd, class of 1953. PAGE IN PROGRESS
Paul Earl Barnes
Paul Earl Barnes attended North High until the completion of the 11th grade, at which time he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. Place? He went to the downtown US Navy Recruitment Office and enlisted in the US Navy. His service number was 322321a. His next of kin was shown as Mr. and Mrs. Lester Byron Barnes, 3400 Oxford Street, Des Moines, IA.
Paul Earl Barnes
Year x Rank x Status
1944 x x x Completed 11th grade at North High. Enlisted in U. S. Navy?? When and where?
1944 x US Navy x Did he enlist at the US Navy Recruitment Office in downtown Des Moines?
Several months x 3rd class Electrician x Boot Camp at Great Lakes Naval Training Center, IL, and St. Louis, MO.?
x1946 x enroute to and in
Pacific Theater
xx Aboard LSM-461
July 1, 1946 x 2nd class Electrician x Discharged.
September 26, 1968 x Deceased x Des Moines, IA. Interred at Glendale Cemetery; Memorial #60346411
Glendale Cemetery; Memorial #60346411 Obituary December, 1944;
3400 Oxford Street

Paul Earl Barnes
2nd Class Electrician/Rank?
U.S. Navy

Medals awarded Barnes

Electricians Mate 2nd C
The comprehensive list of names from North High's 1893-2018 graduation classes are from Claradell Shedd's North Des Moines High School website. The names of all North High School graduates can be found online at Paul Earl Barnes's class page can be viewed at
Died: 09/25/68
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