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: Sinking of HMS Vimiera


Historical Data:
The HMS Vimiera, a V Class Destroyer, sank on 9th January 1942 after hitting a mine in the Thames Estuary off east Spile Buoy with the loss of 92 crew.


Part of Conflict
Part of Event
1 person killed