CUNNINGHAM, Henry Peter

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
2 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
King's Regiment (Liverpool)
Service: 
Army
Number: 
3781746
Died : 
Saturday, March 28, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
22
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Henry Cunningham 2 Commando
Private Henry Cunningham, 4 troop, was reported missing 28 March 1942 after Operation Chariot at St Nazaire, later presumed killed in action at sea. He embarked for the raid on ML 267 and has no known grave. Son of John and Margaret Cunningham, of Old Swan, Liverpool.
  • ML 267 was hit by enemy fire and sank with the loss of eight of the 11 Commandos, and all bar five of the RN crew.
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/41 (1942) and WO417/59 (1943).
St Nazaire Society website.
[Image] Cropped from 4 troop image in Gallery.
 
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