My uncle, Stoker First Class Norman Arthington from Barrow Hill. Killed by the sinking of HMS Cornwall in April 1942 by a Japanese air attack in the Indian Ocean.
There was no radar on the Cornwall........
HMS Dorsetshire and Cornwall under heavy air attack by Japanese carrier aircraft on 5 April 1942. Photographed from a Japanese aircraft.
Turns of Fate. The Drama of HMS Cornwall 1939-1942.
Written by the BBC War Correspondent Ken Dimbleby who was onboard at the time of the sinking.
ISBN 0-7183-0523-X (1984)