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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. Invincible


Historical Data:
H.M.S. Invincible was a battlecruiser and the flagship of Admiral Hood. At the Battle of Jutland, at 1830 hours, she was attacked by S.M.S. L├╝tzow and S.M.S. Derfflinger. They fired three salvoes at her and sank her in 90 seconds. 1026 officers and crew, including Rear Admiral Hood, were lost. There were only six survivors.