Cousin

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COUSIN, domest. rel. Cousins are kindred who are the issue of two brothers or two sisters, or of a brother and a sister. Those who descend from the brother or sister of the father of the person spoken of are called paternal cousins; maternal cousins are those who are descended from the brothers or sisters of the mother. Vide 2 Bro. C. C. 125; 1 Sim. & Stu. 301; 3 Russ. C. C. 140; 9 Sim. R. 386, 457.

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His second cousin twice removed, Sergeant Nigel Leakey, was a posthumous recipient of the Victoria Cross in November 1945 for his gallantry while fighting in Africa during the Second World War.
Sergeant Nigel Leakey, his second cousin twice removed, was a posthumous recipient of the medal in November 1945 for his gallantry while fighting in Africa during World War II.
Barry Singyard, 65, second cousin twice removed, has previously said: "It's great.