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In Southampton opposite the main entrance of Southampton General Hospital is Hollybrook Cemetery just inside the main gate tucked away is the Hollybrook Memorial a WW1 memorial with the names of nearly 1900 service men and women who died in the war at sea and who have no known grave.

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They include Field Marshall Lord Kitchener, Secretary of State for War who was lost at sea on 5th June 1916 when the battle cruiser HMS Hampshire was mined off Scapa Flow.

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Also remembered are those lost by the sinking of Hospital ships Anglia,Glenart Castle and two ambulance transports Donegal and Warilda.

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