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Edward Clyde Ainsworth, Jr.

Born: 6/15/1907

LODD: 1/15/1926

Burial:  White Clay Creek Church Cemetery, Newark, Delaware

Fire Company: Cranston Heights Fire Company

Edward Clyde Ainsworth, Jr., 18, died enroute to Homeopathic Hospital as a result of injuries received when the fire engine on which was riding skidded on ice while attempting to make a turn at Foard's Corner.  The engine careened into a tree before it overturned.  Ainsworth was one of three Cranston Heights firefighters who died in the incident.   

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