Poulin, Lawrence, WT3c

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
WT-0000-Water Tender
Last Rating/NEC Group
Water Tender
Primary Unit
1945-1945, WT-0000, USS Cleveland (CL-55)
Service Years
1937 - 1945
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Contact Info
Home Town
Cheboygan, Mich.
Last Address
Traverse City, Michigan.

Date of Passing
Apr 25, 2015
Location of Interment
Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens - Traverse City, Michigan
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WW II Honorable Discharge Pin Honorable Discharge Emblem (WWII)

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Golden Dragon Blue Star

 Military Association Memberships
Post 7731, Little Finger PostPost 114Northeastern Michigan ChapterChapter 38
  1946, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 7731, Little Finger Post (Executive Secretary) (Lake Leelanau, Michigan) - Chap. Page
  1946, American Veterans (AMVETS), Post 114 (Recorder) (Elk Rapids, Michigan) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1946, American Ex-POW Association, Northeastern Michigan Chapter (Supply Officer) (Spruce, Michigan) - Chap. Page
  1946, Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Chapter 38 (Membership Director) (Traverse City, Michigan) [Verified] - Chap. Page

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  Lawrence Everett Poulin 1921-2015
Apr 25, 2015

Last Updated:
Feb 3, 2017

Funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Friday at Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home in Traverse City for Lawrence Everett "Larry" Poulin who died April 25 in Traverse City.

He was 93.

Larry was born Sept. 3, 1921 in Cheboygan. He served in the United States Navy in World War II, was captured by the Japanese and spent 3½ years in a prison camp. Larry was the recipient of the Purple Heart and Silver Star.

In the 1960s, Larry owned and operated a sporting goods store in Suttons Bay, carrying Wilson Sporting goods and a large inventory of fishing tackle. Following that, he worked for 25 years at Parsons Corporation as a machinist.

Larry was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 7731 in Lake Leelanau.

He is survived by his son, Jim, of Traverse City; a daughter, Gail Kiessel of Traverse City; six grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his daughters Karen Annis and Bonnie Shea.

Burial will be in Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens with military honors.

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