RMTXG8J7–Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener (1850– 1916) British Field Marshal who played a central role in the early part of the World War I. In June 1916 he died when HMS Hampshire struck a German mine and sank.
RM2HHK14M–The memorial erected by the people of Orkney in memory of Field Marshal Earl Kitchener on Marwick Head, Birsay, Orkney in 1926.Lord Kitchener and many of his staff were killed aboard the British Royal Navy armoured cruiser HMS Hampshire in June 1916 off the mainland of Orkney en route to Russia where she is believed to have struck a mine laid by a German submarine.
RMDRFKGF–Lord Kitchener, headlines announcing his death
RM2HHJFEF–The Devonshire class armoured cruiser HMS Hampshire of the British Royal Navy. Launched in September 1903 she participated in World War One and was present at the Battle of Jutland. She was sunk in June 1916 off the mainland of Orkney en route to Russia where she is believed to have struck a mine laid by a German submarine. She was carrying the Secretary of State for War, Field Marshal Lord Kitchener who was killed along with his staff. January 1913.
RMDRFKG9–Lord Kitchener, last photograph before his death
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