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.

Incident Folder  Incident Folder

Details for: HMS Aboukir was a Cressy class armoured cruiser


Historical Data:
HMS Aboukir was a Cressy class armoured cruiser. On 22September 1914, she was hit by a torpedo fired by U-9 (commanded by Otto Weddigen). H.M.S Hogue was also hit and sunk while attempting to pick up survivors from her. HMS Cressy was also sunk in this engagement. 1459 men died, 837 were recued by several nearby merchantmen


1 person killed