Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

Raymond Cornforth

RN. British

Born   1915Wingate, Co. Durham
Died   1996(81)Torquay, Devon

Photo courtesy of Ray B. Cornforth

Roster information listed for Raymond Cornforth

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
HMS Kimberley (F 50)DestroyerChief Petty Officer12 Jan 1942U-77 (1)

Personal information

Raymond Cornforth was in charge of NAAFI on board HMS Kimberley, presumably due to his pre war experience as a grocery manager. He survived the torpedo attack on the destroyer and served the rest of the war as NAAFI manager in Colombo, Ceylon.


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Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats