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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 H.M. Trawler Stella Capella.


Historical Data:
While serving in the 41st Anti-Submarine Group based in Iceland, H.M. Trawler Stella Capella was hit by a torpedo from U-701 at 02.11 hours on 11 March 1942. She sank in 2 minutes and 30 seconds with the loss of the commander, three officers and 29 ratings. William Astley died eight days later of his injuries.


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1 person killed