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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)
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Summary      
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.
Further Information
Francis Cavanagh was born in County Tyrone.
Francis Cavanagh was living in Dungannon when he enlisted in Hamilton, Scotland.
Medal card
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.
Last Will and Testament of Private Francis Cavanagh dated 27th July 1917:
In the event of my death, I give the whole of my property and effects to Mrs Bridget Rush, sister, Carland Dungannon. 21427 Private Francis Cavanagh 3rd Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.
Private Francis Cavanagh has no known grave and is commemorated on Tyne Cot Memorial.
Private Francis Cavanagh has no known grave and is commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial near Ypres in Belgium.
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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 2015-2021