North High School Wall of Honor
Dean E. Creger
Class of Summer, 1943
Research done by Claradell Shedd, class of 1953.
Dean E. Creger

Dean E. Creger graduated from North High in the Summer, 1943 class. His next of kin was shown as Mr. and Mrs. Ivor Creger living at 1623 Mondamin Avenue, Des Moines, IA.

In August, 1943, Dean enlisted at Camp Dodge in the US Marines, 2nd Marine Division. Service number was 888136.

Higgins Boat Sasebo, Japan 2nd Marine Division
Dean E. Creger
Year x Rank/Event x Status
Summer, 1943 x Graduated x Went to North. Then transferred to West High. Received diploma from North in August, 1943.
August, 1943 x Enlisted
US Marines
x Camp Dodge, IA. US Marines; 2nd Marine Division
Ocober, 1943 x US Marine Corps x San Diego training. 2nd Signal Company
x x US Marine Corps x Saipan (saw action). On to Okinawa.
x x US Marine Corps x Back to Saipan; Hdqtrs, Battalion; 2nd Marine Division (reserves)
x x US Marine Corps x Fleet stayed out of reach. Hit by Kamikazes
March, 1945 x US Marine Corps x Higgins boat activity
x x US Marine Corps x to Saipan; Nagasaki; Sasebo, Japan, then home
March, 1946 x US Marine Corps/
x Discharged at Great Lakes, IL
2012 x Retired x Residing in Sun Lakes, AZ
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 Dean Creger's 1943 class page can be viewed at
04/26/10: Lives in Sun Lakes, AZ 85248
Music: "Semper Fidelis"
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