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Last known CT survivor of Pearl Harbor attack dies at 99

The last known Connecticut survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor has died.

News 12 Staff

Aug 18, 2020, 9:10 PM

Updated 1,399 days ago

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The last known Connecticut survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor has died.
Floyd Welch is credited with saving the lives of fellow sailors during the attack in 1941.
He died peacefully at home in East Lyme. Welch was 99 years old.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal said in a statement, "I always valued the time I spent with Floyd, his love of country and dedication to service is an example for all Americans to follow. Today, we mourn his loss, but we are forever indebted to his bravery."


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