Second Lieutenant Edward Kavanagh From Westport KIA 196

#OnThisDay 1916 Second Lieutenant Edward Kavanagh was killed in action at the Somme serving with the Manchester Regiment, having only left for France in February that year. Kavanagh’s address in Westport was ‘The Octagon’.

Second Lieutenant Edward Kavanagh (HU 123350) Second Lieutenant Edward Kavanagh. Unit: 18th Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Death: 30 July 1916 missing, Somme, Western Front. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. Copyright: © IWM. Original Source:

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