-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

Updated 06-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
RICHARD FULTON CUNNINGHAM

Photo of Richard Fulton Cunningham, courtesy of his nephew, John Morton, February 2003
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 223975
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Richard was born on 28 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. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 50, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Crawley Green Road Luton
and
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Richard and Kathryn on their wedding day
Above- Photo of Richard and Kathrine at St Christophers, Luton, on their wedding day (March 1940)

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