Chief Electrical Artificer 



Royal Navy

Died On:
29 September 1971


As a relatively senior artificer, Ray Kimber had only recently transferred from General Service to submarines, and was still undergoing training when he was killed in a battery explosion in HMS ALLIANCE.  Fourteen crew members were also injured.

He was a very popular man and left a wife, Doreen and two young children, Robert and Alison.  He is buried in the Royal Naval Cemetery, Clayhall Road, Gosport.


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