Born Portsmouth 9th July 1919
Died 25th September 1969 in Scorton Hospital (Nr Darlington)
Kenneth entered the RN as a boy aged sixteen on 9th May 1935. He had a varied and distinguished career, serving on HMS Javelin (Number 2 Mess) as an Able Seaman between 29th July 1939 and 29th November 1940. He finally left the RN on 8th July 1949 (remaining in the RFR) and signed up for the Merchant Navy. He was still serving in the Merchant Navy when he became ill and died (from a Cerebral Hemorrhage) whilst on home leave.
With thanks to Kenneth Moorcock Jnr for this information.
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