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Hedwig is killed during the Battle of the Seven Potters

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“Never mind. Never mind. she had a great old life—”
-- Hagrid consoling Harry (DH5)

Hedwig is killed during the Battle of the Seven Potters

She is hit by a Killing Curse just as the battle begins.

Timeline Notes

The Battle of Seven Potters began about 9:30 pm, just as it was getting dark (the sun set at 8:56 on 27 July 1997). Hedwig was killed just minutes into the conflict, which would be around 9:40.

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