North High School Wall of Honor
Lewis Armstrong Royal
Class of January, 1936
Research done by Claradell Shedd, class of 1953. PAGE IN PROGRESS
Lewis Armstrong Royal
Lewis graduated from North High in January, 1936. Enlisted where? Drafted where? At the time of his enlistment, was he single with no dependents? At the time of his enlistment, his next of kin was C.D. Royal located at 1830 8th Street, Des Moines, IA. His service number is __________.

Lewis's duty was in the US Navy, serving in ______. (as outlined below)
photo of Lewis photo of Lewis
Lewis Royal during ( conflict, date) Lewis Royal during (conflict, date)
Lewis Armstrong Royal
Year   Rank   Status
January, 1936   x   Graduated from North High, Des Moines, IA
date x Schooling x 1940 Census indicates three years of college.
1940 x Residence x 1940 Census indicates residence at 1830 8th Street in Des Moines
abt 1947 x Family x Married Lavere Fay Horns
date   US Navy   School? Basic Training?
date x US Navy x location of duty/service
date x US Navy x How did you get there? Transport ship? What ship?
date x x x Duty stations
date x US Navy/ Lt. (j.g.) x Discharge. Where?
date x Private practice? x Where? Retirement?
September 28, 2008 x Deceased x Buried in Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Van Meter, IA
New Caledonia (sample) Sample photo Guadalcanal (sample)
(right) photo; photo;
(sample) USS Comfort/Pacific Theater
(below) TBD (sample photo/Guam/building of Fleet Hospital #111).
Iowa Veterans Cemetery, Van Meter, IA
US Navy Seal

Medical Corps Symbol (sample)

Medical Corps Patch (sample)
Lewis Armstrong Royal
Lt. (j.g.)
Photo (portrait) in uniform

Medals/Badges Conferred
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 Lewis Armstrong Royal's class page can be viewed at
Deceased: 09/28/08.
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