Plymouth County

Allen R. Bartels



Allen Rudolph Bartels, son of R.C. Bartels of LeMars, this week entered the electrician’s service school at Farragut, Idaho, for a 16 week course in that specialty.

Source: LeMars Globe-Post, July 12, 1943

NEWS of the Boys in the Service.

Allen R. Bartels, electrician’s mate, son of R. C. Bartels, 820 Central Ave. S.W., LeMars, has completed his basic training at the Submarine School, New London, Conn., and will be entitled to wear the two dolphin insignia of the submarine service after further experience aboard a submarine to demonstrate he is fully qualified to carry out the duties of his rate. Bartels graduated from LeMars High in 1942, joined the Navy last March and had preliminary instruction at Farragut, Idaho.

Source: LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel, February 4, 1944