Event    From 16/12/1910  To 16/12/1910

Houndsditch murders

Categories: Armed Forces, Tragedy

The story is well told at Times of Malta. The cutting equipment used in the robbery was supplied by Errico Malatesta.

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Houndsditch murders

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Houndsditch murders

Two other officers were crippled for life. The plaque does not mention the Si...

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