David Crofton Cunningham

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Commander David Crofton Cunningham, ( – 19 DEcember, 1941) served in the Royal Navy.

I cannot locate a service record for him.

Life & Career

Cunningham was awarded the Goodenough Medal for being the Sub-Lieutenant who achieved the highest gunnery examination for the year and who also achieved a first-class certificate in seamanship.

Cunningham was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 October, 1935.[1] On 26 February, 1941, he was serving as Lieutenant (G) in the light cruiser Neptune.[2] Presumably, he died when she sank with almost complete loss of life on 19 December, 1941, as he is missing from the Navy List of December, 1943.

See Also



  1. The Navy List. (December, 1941). p. 34.
  2. The Navy List. (December, 1941). p. 1419.