Over 4000 people died when the Lancastria was sunk in 1940

Wigginton Road Cemetery, Tamworth, Staffordshire 
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We were in Tamworth for a family gathering - so we visited a cemetery as well!
RMS Lancastria was sunk on 17 June 1940 during World War II, sending at least 4,000 people to their deaths. It was the highest death toll for UK forces in a single engagement in the whole of World War II.

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