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LTJG John Matthew Bregel

LTJG John Matthew Bregel

Birth
Fairfax, Renville County, Minnesota, USA
Death 14 Jan 1943 (aged 25)
Grand Prairie, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Webster, Day County, South Dakota, USA
Memorial ID 46732022 · View Source
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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.


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  • Created by: Mike Weeks
  • Added: 15 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46732022
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for LTJG John Matthew Bregel (1 Aug 1917–14 Jan 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46732022, citing Saint Ottos Cemetery, Webster, Day County, South Dakota, USA ; Maintained by Mike Weeks (contributor 47007652) .