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|Elizabeth Boxall aged 17 of Bethnal
Green who died of injuries received in trying to save a child
from a runaway horse June 20 1888.
George Lee, fireman. At a fire in Clerkenwell carried an unconscious
girl to the escape falling six times and died of his injuries.
July 26 1876.
|George Stephen Funnell police constable
Dec 22 1899. In a fire at the Elephant and Castle, Wick Road,
Hackney Wick, after rescuing two lives, went back into the flames,
saving a barmaid at the risk of his own life.
||Henry James Bristow aged eight -
at Walthamstow on December 30 1890 - saved his little sister's
life by tearing off her flaming clothes but caught fire himself
and died of burns and shock.