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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: Sinking of HMS Dasher


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HMS Dasher was an Avenger class aircraft carrier. On 27th March 1943, after leaving her second convoy with engine trouble, there was a massive internal explosion and she sank. The cause was not due to enemy action but, probably, faulty engines.


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1 person killed