North High School Wall of Honor
Paul Richard Lorey
Class of June, 1916
Research done by Claradell Shedd, Class of 1953. PAGE IN PROGRESS
Paul Richard Lorey
Paul graduated in the June, 1916 North High class. He enlisted or was drafted at Camp Dodge, IA. His service number was 235161. Paul's next of kin was listed as Mr. and Mrs. Frank Perry Lorey, 725 Oak Park Avenue, Des Moines, IA.
Paul Richard Lorey
Year x Rank x Status
June, 1916 x Graduated x Graduated from North High, Des Moines, IA. Living at 3916 Ninth Street in Oak Park neighborhood of Des Moines.
September 1916 x x Drake University on football scholarship.
June 5, 1917 x x Clerk at Bankers Life Insurance Compnay, 6th and Locust Streets, Des Moines, IA
September 22, 1917 x US Army x Served in US Army from 09/22/17 to 06/19/19. In Bakery Company #335, Quartermaster Corps, in Europe. CORRECT
September 12, 1918 x x GET NEW INFO Living at 3105 5th Street, Des Moines, IA, while at Drake University
June 19, 1919 x US Army/Sgt x Honorably discharged from US Army. Where? CORRECT
1920 x x 1920 Census shows him living at 3916 Ninth Street in Oak Park neighborhood CORRECT
September 14, 1921 x Family x Married to Elizabeth Evelyn Berkley in Cook County, IL. Elizabeth Evelyn Berkley Lorey died 10/02/41 in Upper Arlington, OH. CORRECT
June 20, 1922 x Family x Son Paul Richard Lorey, Jr. born in Chicago, Cook, IL. Died 10/25/06
Mar 21, 1926 x Family x Daughter Elizabeth Phyllis Lorey (Flynn) born in Chicago, Cook, IL. Died 03/19/02 in Columbus, OH. Elizabeth Phyllis Lorey was NHS, June, 1944.
1930 x Civilian x 1930 Census shows Paul, Evelyn , Paul, Jr., and daughter Elizabeth living at 4032 4th Street in the Highland Park area of Des Moines.
1940 x Civilian x 1940 Census shows Paul Richard and Elizabeth living at 1905 Bedford, Upper Arlington Village, OH
April 20, 1944 x Family x Married Dorothy Currier in Franklin County, OH CORRECT
date x Employment x when and where?
October 3, 1957 x Deceased x Columbus, OH CORRECT
October 7, 1957 x Burial x Buried in Union Cemetery, Columbus, OH CORRECT
335th Bakery Company, Quartermasters Corps
In Europe

Paul Richard Lorey gravesite
Union Cemetery; Columbus, Ohio
Paul Richard Lorey
335th Bakery Company
Quartermaster Corps
United States Army
US Army Seal

US Army Quartermaster Corps

(Hopefully) Correct military uniform picture coming. Correct uniform patches coming.

Army Rifle Expert

Sergeant stripes

WWII Victory Medal; European-African-Middle East Theater w/2 Bronze Stars for Rhineland and Central Europe; Meritorious Unit Award Ribbon and Patch; Good Conduct Medal

Correct medals coming: WWII Victory Medal; European-African-Middle Eastern Theater w/2 Bronze Stars for
Rhineland and Central Europe; Meritorious Unit Award ribbon and patch; Good Conduct Medal
(1) Information was obtained from the Records on Military Personnel Who Died, were Missing in Action, or Prisoners of War as a result of the Vietnam War. This document can be found online at the National Archives and Records Administration at

(2) 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 North High graduates can be found online at Paul Richard Lorey's 1916 class page is
Died: 10/03/57 in Columbus, OH.
Music: "Wind Beneath My Wings"
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