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|John Clinton aged 10 who was drowned
near London Bridge in trying to save a companion younger than
himself. July 16 1894.
||Robert Wright, police constable
of Croydon. Entered a burning house to save a woman knowing that
there was petroleum stored in the cellar - an explosion took
place and he was killed. April 30 1893.
|Sarah Smith, pantomime artiste.
At Prince's Theatre died of terrible injuries received when attempting
in her inflammable dress to extinguish the flames which had enveloped
her companion. January 24 1863.
||Thomas Griffin, fitters labourer
April 12 1899. In a boiler explosion at a Battersea sugar refinery
was fatally scalded in returning to search for his mate.