640 men were killed when the South African troop carrier was hit by a cargo ship in 1917.
Poole Boy Dies After Being Hit By Car
A seven-year-old boy has died after being hit by a car in Poole.
It happened on Sherborn Crescent in Canford Heath on Wednesday morning (12 October), while he was walking to school with his parents. The collision happened at around 8.09am.
Police say he was taken to Poole Hospital with critical injuries but passed away that afternoon. His family is being supported by specially trained officers.
The car involved was a silver Peugeot 107. No one else was injured.
The road was closed at the junctions with Seatown Close, Henbury Close and Chetnole Close while emergency services dealt with the scene.
Lots of people have been leaving messages of condolence online.
More than 2,100 people have now signed an online petition calling for 'dangerous road' Sherborn Crescent to be made safer by the council.
Julian McLaughlin, Head of Transportation Services, Borough of Poole, said:
"Our thoughts are of course with the boy's family and friends at this difficult time.
"The incident is still under investigation by the Police and causes remain unclear. As the relevant Highway Authority our officers will work closely with the Police as the investigation continues."
Inspector Matt Butler, of Dorset Police's Road Policing Team, said:
"It is with great sadness I inform you that the boy involved in the collision this morning has died. Our thoughts are with his family.
"Officers are continuing to liaise with local schools to give reassurances and to offer assistance at this difficult time.
"There were a number of people in the area at the time of the collision and I am appealing for anyone who witnessed what happened, and has not yet spoken to police, to please contact us as soon as possible."
Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 101, quoting incident number 12:70. Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.
The 79-year-old man suffered a serious head injury in the Cranmer Road car park in Winton.
Two Girls Indecently Assaulted Last Sunday
A 29-Yr-Old Woman Has Been Arrested After Car Spotted In Water Near Coppins Bridge.
Recently Played Tracks
Now playing: Non-stop hit music
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.