Terrence Martin Coughlin

Navy Badge
  • Name: Terrence Martin Coughlin
  • Location of Birth: Bovey, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: August 14, 1927
  • Date of Death: July 21, 1992
  • Parents: Daniel E. Coughlin, Sr. & Cathrine Ruth (Brogan) Coughlin
  • High School and Class: 1945 Greenway High School, Coleraine, Minnesota
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  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date Sworn In: 1945
  • Place Sworn In: Fort Snelling, Minneapolis, Minnesota
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  • Units and Locations:
    Start Date End Date Unit(s) and Location(s) Served
    August 1945 Great Lakes Naval Training Center, Illinois
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  • Military Highlights:
    WW II Draft Registration Cards – 10/16/1940 – 03/31/1947
    State: Minnesota
    Name: Terrence Martin Coughlin
    Race: White
    Age: 18
    Birth Date: August 14, 1927
    Birth Place: Bovey, Minnesota, USA
    Residence Place: Bovey, Itasca, Minnesota, USA
    Registration Date: July 29, 1946 (re-enlisted)
    Employer: Unemployed
    Weight: 130
    Height: 5-8
    Complexion: Medium
    Eye Color: Blue
    Hair Color: Brown
    Next of Kin: D. E. Coughlin, father, Bovey, Minnesota

    Newspaper article: Bovey Press, Bovey, Minnesota - August 10, 1945 – Two Bovey men are receiving their initial Naval indoctrination at the U.S. Naval Training Center, Great Lakes, Illinois. Their recruit training consists of instruction in seamanship, military drill, and general Naval procedure. During this period a series of aptitude tests will be taken by the recruits to determine whether they will be assigned to a Naval Service School, to a shore station, or to immediate duty at sea. When their recruit training is completed, these men will receive a period of leave. They are Terrence M. Coughlin, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel E. Coughlin, and Norman J. Trudeau, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry J. Trudeau.

  • Wars Involved:
    World War II

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  • Civilian Life:
    Terrence Coughlin died in Duluth, Minnesota and is buried in Nashwauk Cemetery, Nashwauk, Minnesota.

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