Grave of Jean Scargill, Kirkleatham

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War graves are a very common site in virtually every cemetery in the country, but its more unusual to see one for a woman.
Jean Scargill
20 year old Jean Scargill was one of 24 members of the Women’s Auxilliary Air Force who died in Yorkshire during the war. She was killed when her truck was hit by a Halifax bomber on Marston Moor on 8 July 1943.

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