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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. Indefatigable


Historical Data:
H.M.S. Indefatigable was a cruiser. She sank at the Battle of Jutland. At about 1600 hours she was hit by a number of shells around the rear turret from S.M.S. Von der Tann. She fell out of formation and began sinking. After more hits, her magazine exploded. Only two of her 1017 crew survived.