Born: 12th January 1915, Norwich, Norfolk.

Died: 26th October 1942; Age: 27; Killed on active service – Cape Town, South Africa.

Residence: 70, Forest Glade, Higham’s Park, London, E.4.

Lancashire Evening Post – 22nd February 1939

The Admiralty announces that Mr. Raymond Leake Greenfield, Licence in Dental Surgery, Guy’s Hospital, has received an appointment as Surgeon Lieutenant (D.). Royal Navy, for short service.


Rank: Surgeon Lieutenant (D).

Regiment: H.M.S. ‘Afrikander III.

Grave Reference:

Naval Allotment Row E. Grave 101.

Simon’s Town (Dido Valley) Cemetery,

South Africa.


Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Walter Leake Greenfield & Beatrice Maria Greenfield,

of Purley, Surrey.

Father: Walter Leake Greenfield, born 1876, Homerton, Middlesex – died March 1934, Ipswich.

Mother: Beatrice Maria Greenfield (nee Baker), born Hackney, Middlesex.

Raymond was educated at Ipswich School – entered 1923 – left the school 1931. Raymond went on to attended Guy’s College – 1933 – 1937, and gained – Licence in Dental Surgery of the Royal

College of Surgeons England 1937.

Raymond is also remembered on the Ipswich School Chapel war memorial, and at Guy’s College and on the Officer Training Corps Roll of Honour at the University of London.

H.M.S. ‘Afrikander III’ Royal Navy base in Simonstown, South Africa.

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