-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-Feb-2017

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
HERBERT WILLIAM LLEWLLYN BATTEN

No photos of this individual are available
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 158400
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Herbert was born on 02 December 1922 in Portsmouth, Hampshire to Herbert and Mary Batten. The family lived in Fareham, Hampshire. He attended The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook from November 1934 to May 1938. He entered the Navy and was trained at H.M.S. St Vincent. 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 50, Column 1 (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
Monty Callow, Alumni Relations Officer, The Royal Hospital School (information, November 2016)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)