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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 Royal Oak


Historical Data:
The HMS Royal Oak, a Revenge Class battleship, which was sunk at anchor at Scapa Flow in Orkney by U-47 on 14 October. Of her complement of 1,234 men, 833 died that night or later of their wounds.


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Part of Event
1 person killed