ADMIRAL ANDREW CUNNINGHAM was born in Dublin 1883 and lived to fight through two World Wars. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order during the Great War for his actions in the Dardanelles and the Baltic. He was Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Fleet during the early years of the Second World War before being made First Sea Lord in 1943, a post he retained until 1946. He was ennobled as Baron Cunningham of Hyndhope in 1945 and made Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope the following year. He died in 1963.