CUNNINGHAM, Henry Peter

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Kings Regiment (Liverpool)
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
3781746
Died : 
Saturday, March 28, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
22
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Operations: 
Operation Roll of Honour: 

Private Henry Cunningham, 4 troop, died during Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on Motor Launch ML 267. The launch was hit by enemy fire and sank. Eight of the 11 Commandos, and all bar 5 of the RN crew,  on board were killed.

Sources
CWGC.
St Nazaire Society website.
Storming St. Nazaire, author james Dorrian.

Primary Roll of Honour: 

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