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LTJG John Matthew Bregel
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1917
Renville County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jan. 14, 1943
Grand Prairie
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Ensign J. M. Bregel, USNR, was designated Naval Aviator #7668 in 1941. Had entered active service via the pre-war Aviaton Cadet (AVCAD) program.

Lieut. (Junior Grade) Bregel, co-pilot of a Lockheed PV-1 Ventura twin-engine patrol bomber, died, along with six other servicemen, when the aircraft crashed when attempting to land at Grand Prairie Naval Air Station following a ferry flight from Calif.

LTJG Bregel left a widow, the former Miss Mary Jean Kiehlbauch of Santa Monica, Calif.
Saint Ottos Cemetery
Day County
South Dakota, USA
Created by: Mike Weeks
Record added: Jan 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46732022
LTJG John Matthew Bregel
Added by: Mike Weeks
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