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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.S. Russell


Historical Data:
H.M.S. Russell was a Duncan class battleship. She struck a mine off the coast of Malta on 27th April 1916 with the loss of 27 officers and 98 men. She sank slowly, allowing injured and many men to escape.