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Lieut Julia Hermina Schmid Barnes
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1915
Neillsville
Clark County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Mar. 4, 1945

Lt. Julia S. Barnes

Funeral services for Lt. Julia Schmid Barnes, only Sheboygan county woman to be killed in World War II, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 3, at the Wittkopp Funeral home at Plymouth. The Rev. E. L. Worthman, pastor of St. Peter's Evangelical and Reformed church, Kiel, will officiate. Burial will be made in Wildwood cemetery, Sheboygan. Born Jan. 31, 1915, at Neillsville, Wis., the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. H. G. Schmid, the deceased attended the public schools at Potter, Wis., and Plymouth, graduating as valedictorian of the class of 1932 from Plymouth High school. Following her graduation form Mission House college in 1936, she was an instructor in mathematics, history and music in the high school at Harvard, Ill. In 1941 she completed a course of instruction at the Washington University School of Nursing, Barnes hospital, St. Louis, Mo., and the following year became a member of the mobile blood donor unit in St. Louis. Commissioned in the army nurse corps in April, 1942, Lt. Barnes received her training at Williams Field, Chandler, Ariz., the Pecos, Tex., army air field, and Camp Swift, Tex., and left for overseas in April, 1944. She was assigned to the 69th General hospital at Ledo Assem, India, at the time she was killed in a plane crash on the India-Burma border on March 4, 1945. The body of Lt. Barnes which had been temporarily interred in the Kalaikunba Military cemetery near Calcutta, India, was returned to the United States early this month abouard the army transport Cardinal O'Connell. It will arrive in Plymouth next Tuesday. Mrs. Barnes was married to Lt. A. K. Barnes of Denver, Colo., on Sept. 15, 1943, at Fort Myers chapel in Arlington Heights, Va. Survivors are her husband; the parents; one sister, Mrs. Melvin (Helena) Froehlich, Sheboygan, and one brother, Lt. Calvin H. Schmid, now stationed at the Yakota army air field near Tokyo, Japan. Friends may call at the funeral home at Plymouth from 7 p.m. Wednesday until the time of the services Thursday. Military rites will be conducted at the graveside. (The Sheboygan Press, Sheboygan, WI, Thursday, May 27, 1948, p. 16, Col. 3) 
 
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 Parents:
  Herman G. Schmid (1883 - 1968)
  Mary L. Hake Schmid (1886 - 1951)
 
Inscription:
JULIA S BARNES
WISCONSIN
2 LIEUT 69 GEN HOSP
WORLD WAR II
JAN 31 1915 - MARCH 4 1945
 
Burial:
Wildwood Cemetery
Sheboygan
Sheboygan County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: mokennehan
Record added: Oct 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79172936
Lieut Julia Hermina <i>Schmid</i> Barnes
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Lieut Julia Hermina <i>Schmid</i> Barnes
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- mokennehan
 Added: Jun. 2, 2013

- kellybean
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