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The text below gives a summary of the conflict (i.e. war), event or incident that resulted in deaths in the Borough or abroad. On the right are listed the individual events and incidents, such as battles or air raids. For each conflict the total number of casualties are given, whereas for each event or incident the names of those who died are listed in alphabetical order.

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Details for: Air raids on Thursday 10th October 1940


Historical Data:
Thursday 10th October 1940. In general, the activity that night was typified by almost continual raids of small formations of aircraft, which proved very difficult for the British to counter. The Luftwaffe lost 5 aircraft, plus six more damaged during operations, and a further 7 aircraft lost and 5 damaged in accidents. A number of properties were damaged in Islington. Alexander Road was hit with the loss of two lives.


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