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21427   Private Francis Cavanagh
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 20/01/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 03/12/1917 (Killed in Action)
Francis Cavanagh was born in County Tyrone. Francis Cavanagh was living in Dungannon when he enlisted in Hamilton, Scotland. Private Francis Cavanagh was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action in France and Flanders on 3rd December 1917. In his will he left all to his sister, Mrs Bridget Rush, who was living at Carland, Dungannon.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, 
Grave Ref: Panel 70-72
CWGC Casualty 1628338
The Tyne Cot Memorial to the Missing forms the north-eastern boundary of Tyne Cot Cemetery, which is located 9 kilometres north east of Ieper town centre, on the Tynecotstraat, a road leading from the Zonnebeekseweg (N332). The names of those from United Kingdom units are inscribed on Panels arranged by Regiment under their respective Ranks. The names of those from New Zealand units are inscribed on panels within the New Zealand Memorial Apse located at the centre of the Memorial.
References and Links
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1 Ireland Memorial Record Lists Francis Cavanagh from Dungannon
2 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Lance Corporal Isaac Busby
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2023