-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
ERNEST BROWN

Photo of Stoker 2nd Class Ernest Brown, courtesy of his courin, June Griffiths, January 2004
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 113257
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Ernest was born on 8 June 1920. He was the only son of Sam and Annie Brown of Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire. He was educated locally at the Battye infants school and High Street council school.

Prior to joining the Navy, Ernest was employed at C.W.S. Bootworks. A keen sportsman, he was an accomplished swimmer and member of the C.W.S. football and cricket teams. Eric was highly respected and very popular locally. He was also a server at St Savious Church, Heckmondwike. He was dearly loved and is missed by his family.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 56, 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
His cousin, June Griffiths (photo & information, January 2004)