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Pupil Pilot James Healy CAVANAGH () of the Royal Air Force


Circumstances of Death: Died from injuries sustained when their car struck the rear of a lorry by misadventure in darkness were returned at the returned at the Yatesbury, near Calne
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Death of Death 1939-09-05 Age : 22 years.

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Burial/Commemoration Details : Joint grave 163. at Calne (Holy Trinity) Churchyar, United Kingdom (Map)

More Details: SON OF FRANK AND AGNES HEALY CAVANAGH, OF THESSALON, ONTARIO, CANADA.

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