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 Floyd Welch Death – Dead | Passed Away – Obituary

 Floyd Welch Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Floyd Welch.

Having heard about this great loss, the family of this individual is passing through pains, mourning the unexpected passing of their beloved.

This departure was confirmed through social media posts made by Twitter users who pour out tributes, and condolences to the family of the deceased.

Another Pearl Harbor survivor has passed. Floyd Welch was aboard the USS Maryland during the attack, and helped rescue sailors trapped in the nearby USS Oklahoma. He was 99.

As the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, young sailor Floyd Welch braved raging fires below deck, hearing trapped comrades desperately tapping for help, cutting through steel to rescue 33 of them. He was a hero, a member of our Greatest Generation, & I was proud to know him.

We owe a debt of gratitude to members & families of the “greatest generation” for their service & sacrifice including East Lyme’s own Floyd Welch whose passing we mourn today. Floyd was a Hero at Pearl Harbor & giant in our community. I offer my deep condolences to his family.

Floyd Welch helped pull survivors from the USS Oklahoma out of the water. He and others then climbed onto the Oklahoma, where they heard tapping coming from inside the ship.

Floyd Welch, a daring World War II hero who helped save the lives of dozens of fellow sailors during the Pearl Harbor attack, has passed away at the age of 99.

Floyd Welch, who was credited with saving the lives of fellow sailors during the battle of Pearl Harbor, has died in Connecticut. He was 99.

Rest easy, sir..Pearl Harbor hero Floyd Welch, who helped save dozens of U.S. sailors, dead at 99

We are still working on getting more details about the death, as family statement on the death is yet to be released.

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