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Car Fails to Make Curve; Driver Killed

   A highway accident at Old Lyme early this morning cost the life of a man tentatively identified as 27-year-old Francis Biltcliffe of New London.
   State police said the automobile which Biltcliffe was driving failed to make a curve and hit a stone wall.  He was found dead at the scene.

[courtesy of M. Simonds]

Grave marker for Francis K. Biltcliffe in East Lyme Cemetery, Flanders (New London county), Connecticut

Francis enlisted in the Army at Attitca, IN. 

Pfc Biltcliffe served in Co B, 505th PIR before being transferred to the 508th in late 1945.

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