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Adm John Henry Ducres Cunningham

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Adm John Henry Ducres Cunningham

  • Birth 4 Apr 1885 Guyana
  • Death 13 Dec 1962 London, City of London, Greater London, England
  • Burial Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
  • Memorial ID 89544011

British Admiral. Commander of the British fleet in the Norwegian Sea in 1940, was the author of the rescue of the British contingent surrounded by Germans. In 1943 he was Commander of the Fleet of the Mediterranean Sea, and strategist of naval operations at Anzio and southern France. He was appointed Admiral of the Fleet during the last year of his career in the Royal Navy.

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  • Originally Created by: Lucy & Chris
  • Added: 4 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 89544011
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Adm John Henry Ducres Cunningham (4 Apr 1885–13 Dec 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 89544011, citing Highgate Cemetery (West), Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .