Incident Folder

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: Damage to SS Box Hill


Historical Data:
The S.S. Box Hill, a steamer, was travelling from St. John, New Brunswick to Hull when she was struck by a mine in the North Sea off the east coast of England on the 31st December 1939. 20 crew were killed but it appears that the ship was not sunk but continued in service until 1946.


Part of Conflict
Part of Event
1 person killed