-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 06-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
PHILIP ARTHUR BALL

Photo of Stoker 1st Class Philip Arthur Ball, courtesy of his son, David W. Ball, Sept 2002
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 98122
Date Joined Hood: 14 February 1940
Biographical Information: Philip was born on 18 September 1920 to George and Lillie Ball of Salisbury. He was the husband of Isabella Ball. He entered the Navy on 10 October 1939 and was posted to H.M.S. Hood the following February. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 54, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His son, David W. Ball (photo & information, September 2002)
Armed Forces Personnel Administration Agency
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)