-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the Sinking of Hood, 24th May 1941

Updated 21-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
ARTHUR DAVID ANDERSON

Photo of Able Seaman Arthur David Anderson, courtesy of his sister, W. Anderson, February 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 159545
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Arthur was born on 04 June 1922 to William and Elizabeth Anderson, of Portsmouth, Hampshire. His naval training was at H.M.S. St Vincent sometime around 1938/39. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 47, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire

Additional Photographs
Anderson Christmas Card Front
Above- This is a Christmas card Arthur sent to his family back home from Hood

Anderson Christmas Card Inside
Above- The inside of the card


Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Arthur's sister, W Anderson (Letter, photo & Christmas card Feb 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)