Penzance Cemetery contains 34 scattered burials of the First World War and 71 Second World War burials, including Raymond Ormerod and William Ormerod, who died whilst serving with the Armed Forces during the Second World War.
Raymond is buried alongside four other crewmembers of H.M. Trawler "Royalo", who died when the trawler was sunk by a mine on 1 September 1940 outside Penzance Harbour.
|The Ormerod graves in Penzance Cemetery. William's grave is in the foreground of the picture, with Raymond's grave immediately behind and to the left.|
|1903548 SAPPER / W. ORMEROD / ROYAL ENGINEERS / 17TH JUNE 1941|
|R. ORMEROD / TELEGRAPHIST, RNV(W)R. / C/WRX. 974 / H.M. TRAWLER "ROYALO" / 1ST SEPTEMBER 1940 AGE 20 / LOVED ONE / YOU ARE NEVER FORGOTTEN / IN MY HEART / YOU ARE ALWAYS NEAR. / MOTHER|
|The graves of the crew of H.M. Trawler "Royalo" in Penzance Cemetery|
|H.T. DUKES / ENGINEMAN. RNPS. LT/KX.102476 / H.M. TRAWLER "ROYALO" / 1ST SEPTEMBER 1940 AGE 45 / HONOURED IN LIFE / TREASURED IN DEATH / A BEAUTIFUL MEMORY / IS ALL WE HAVE LEFT|
|R.J. TILLEY / SEAMAN. RNPS. LT/JX.179855 / H.M. TRAWLER "ROYALO" / 1ST SEPTEMBER 1940 AGE 27 / NO ONE KNOWS / HOW MUCH WE MISS HIM / NONE BUT ACHING HEARTS / CAN TELL / MUM AND MARY|
|T.G. TAYLOR, DSM / ORDINARY SIGNALMAN, R.N. / C/JX. 176015 / H.M. TRAWLER "ROYALO" / 1ST SEPTEMBER 1940 AGE 21 / GONE HIS HAPPY SMILING FACE / THOSE HAPPY CHEERFUL WAYS / HIS HEART WON MANY FRIENDS / IN HAPPY BYGONE DAYS|
|W.H. GREENFIELD / STOKER, RNPS. LT/KX.107503 / H.M. TRAWLER "ROYALO" / 1ST SEPTEMBER 1940|