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GM3 Raymond Leo Ancefsky

GM3 Raymond Leo Ancefsky

Death 25 Sep 1943
At Sea
Burial Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
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Memorial ID 56306038 · View Source
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Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until September 26, 1944, 1 year and 1 day after he went missing as was the custom.

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Raymond served as a Gunner's Mate Third Class, U.S.S. Skill (AM-115), U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Fairfield County, Connecticut prior to the war.

The Skill was believed to have been sunk by a German torpedo off the coast of North Africa during the war. The Skill was blown in half from the explosion. 71 members of the total crew of 103 were lost.

Raymond was declared "Missing In Action" during this sinking.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 2073825

Bio by: Russ Pickett




  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 7 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56306038
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for GM3 Raymond Leo Ancefsky (unknown–25 Sep 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56306038, citing Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial, Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .