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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 Exeter


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HMS Exeter, a York class cruiser was sunk by Japanese cruisers on 1st March 1942. 54 of the ship's crew were killed, 651 were rescued by the Japanese and became prisoners of war. Thomas Yeo died while in captivity on 18th July 1945.


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