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THE TOP photo shows three young women, one appearing to comfort the other in the middle, during the carrying of caskets into the cemetery. More than likely two of these women were Sylvia Ann Moverly and Jean Isobel Hayes, having been widowed the day before.
Credit: Vivian Cribbes Guerra and Geoffrey Hayes, sites. georgederykcribbes/allan-al-hayes

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