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Raymond Julius Poncel
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Birth: unknown, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 1948, France

Machinists Mate 2nd Class Poncel was one of eight servicemen to drown following the capsizing of a liberty launch returning to the aircraft carrier USS Midway (CV-41) off Hyeres, France on the evening of 16 February 1948.

MM2c Poncel was cited in the investigative report as: "supported in the water two men who could not swim. They were rescued. He is missing."

MM2c Poncel's wife was Gloria, of Minneapoils, Minn. 
 
Burial:
Body lost at sea
Specifically: No indications that a body was recovered.
 
Created by: Mike Weeks
Record added: Apr 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35535896
 

 
 
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