Photo by Patricia O’Blenes

Saluting a significant birthday

By: K. Michelle Moran | Grosse Pointe Times | Published April 2, 2024

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — World War II veteran Larry Bennett, of Grosse Pointe Woods — who turned 100 March 28 — was celebrated during a birthday party thrown by the Men’s Club of Grosse Pointe March 26 at The War Memorial in Grosse Pointe Farms. Bennett was inducted into the U.S. Army in March 1943 and served as part of the 3rd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division. He was stationed in France, Italy and Germany during the war.