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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: Convoy JW-65 and the sinking of H.M.S. Lapwing


Historical Data:
H.M.S. Lapwing was hit by a torpedo off Northern Russia, north of Murmansk, from U-968 at 13.25 on 20 March 1945. She sunk within 20 minutes with the loss of 158 lives. Theer were 61 survivors.


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Part of Event
1 person killed