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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 Saturday 16th November 1940


Historical Data:
Saturday 16th November 1940. London suffered heavy attacks during the night. An area between Fulham and the West India Docks appears to have been the main area of attack with the City and Government buildings in Whitehall being the main target. A number of properties were damaged in Islington. Huntingdon Street was hit with the loss of 24 lives. Only one enemy aircraft was destroyed.