-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the Sinking of Hood, 24th May 1941

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Richard Fulton Cunningham

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Date of birth: 28th April 1914
Place of birth: Luton, Bedfordshire, England
Parents: Fulton and Winifred Cunningham
Wife: Kathrine Cunningham
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 223975
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






Biographical Information:

Richard was born on 28th April 1914 in Luton, Bedfordshire to Fulton and Winifred Cunningham. He was the husband of Kathrine Cunningham. They were married in March 1940. Richard is bellieved to have been a solicitor before his naval service. He was 27 years old at the time of his loss.




Additional Photos



Photo of Richard and Kathrine at St Christopher's, Luton, on their wedding day (March 1940)





Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 50, Column 2






Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His nephew, John Morton (photo & information, February 2003)