-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
ARTHUR THOMAS CAREY

Photo of Ordinary Seaman Arthur Thomas Carey, courtesy of Kim Workman, December 2006

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 157966
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Arthur was born on 07 April 1923 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire to Thomas and Elsie Carey. The family later lived in Leckhampton, Gloucestershire. Arthur's father passed away in 1939. Arthur attended Cheltenham Grammar School and was called a "real boy who would try anything." He had three sisters, Agnes, Pansey and Ivalene.

Upon joining the Navy, Arthur was trained at H.M.S. Ganges. 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 2 (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
Kim Workman (photo & information, December 2006)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)