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In all, the explosion killed men and 51 officers.
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In terms of loss of life it remains the second worst explosion in British history. This time it was the Princess Irene.
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The British Army also established barracks here; and the Royal Engineers headquarters is in Gillingham. Founded init moved to its current site in It was classed as Grade II listed on 5 December The towns as Conrad IA housewives personals whole are expected to rise dramatically in residents as increased development and housing prices are considerably less than most of Kent and London, which is 30 miles away.
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