William Frederick Noble was the son of Henry and Elizabeth Noble He was born about 1920. William Noble served with the Royal Navy in World War Two. He served as a telegraphist on board H.M.S. Liverpool. On Monday 14th October 1940, HMS Liverpool was part of a convoy escort in the Mediterranean. Around 7pm, HMS Liverpool was struck by a torpedo Telegraphist William Frederick Noble was one of 27 men who died in the attack. A heavily damaged HMS Liverpool made its way to Alexandria in Egypt.
Chatby is a district on the eastern side of the city of Alexandria, between the main dual carriageway to Aboukir (known as Al Horaya) and the sea. The Cemetery is located centrally within the main Alexandria Cemetery complex, which is bordered by Al Horaya on the south and the electric tramway which is parallel with Sharia Champollion on the north. Visitors can reach the entrance to the cemetery along the road Sharia Anubis, which lies centrally north/south through the cemetery area.