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The Tragic Tale of The Leysdown Tragedy: The Lost Boys of London

Macabre London

16-10-2023 • 33 mins

On a calm afternoon, a group of boy scouts embarked on what was meant to be a lovely trip to their summer camp from London to the Isle of Sheppey but when they were within sight of the shore tragedy struck.


Today on Macabre London, we uncover the The Tragic Tale of The Leysdown Tragedy: The Lost Boys of London


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Sources

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Daily Mirror - Tuesday 06 August 1912

Daily Mirror - Monday 12 August 1912


https://www.fonc.org.uk/leysdown-tragedy/


https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/david-beckham-story-of-his-great-grandfather-1224493


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Baden-Powell,_1st_Baron_Baden-Powell


https://www.scribd.com/document/158941845/Leysdown-Tragedy


https://www.kentonline.co.uk/sheerness/news/boy-scouts-drowning-tragedy-remembered-271155/

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