Lyness Royal Naval Cemetery, Orkney
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record
NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post
of Wednesday 7 June 1916
Roll of Honour. We regret to state that
yet another Jerseyman, Philip Renouf Le Cornu, made
the supreme sacrifice on 31 May. This son of the sea
was 38 and was serving on HMS Malaya, he was the eldest
son of Mr & Mrs P P Le Cornu of Vincent Hall, Trinity.
To the widow (nee Langlois) and the other members of
the family we beg to offer our sincere sympathy in their
hour of sorrow.
A total of 26 Jerseymen are believed to have lost their
lives in the Naval Battle of Jutland on 31 May 1916
and on HMS Hampshire which sank on 6 June 1916 after
striking a mine off the Orkneys.
Armourer Philip Renouf Le Cornu
Royal Navy. H.M.S. "Malaya"
Son of Philip Picot Le Cornu & Susan
M Le Cornu of Vincent Hall, Trinty, Jersey. Husband of
Mary Le Cornu (nee Langlois).
Died of wounds, following the Battle of
Jutland on H.M.S. Malaya, aged 37 years.
Remembered on Trinity Church & Parish
Picture courtesy of TWGPP
Notice of Death appears
in Jersey Evening Post of Wednesday 7 June 1916
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