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Raymond Julius Poncel
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1926
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 1948, France

Machinists Mate 2nd Class R. J. Poncel, USN, 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. 
Memorial Park Cemetery
Saint Petersburg
Pinellas County
Florida, USA
Created by: Mike Weeks
Record added: Apr 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35535896
Raymond Julius Poncel
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