-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
THOMAS EDWARD COGGER

Photo of Royal Marine Thomas Edward Cogger, courtesy of his daughter, Hazel Ford, 2001
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/21115
Date Joined Hood: February 1940
Biographical Information: Thomas was born on 14 June 1901 in Southsea, Hampshire to William and Eliza Cogger. He was the husband of Kathleen Cogger, of Fareham, Hampshire. Thomas was a member of "X" turrets gun crew. Prior to serving in Hood, Thomas spent seven years aboard the Royal Yacht, "Victoria and Albert". He was 39 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 58, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Royal Marine Thomas Edward Cogger, courtesy of his daughter, Hazel Ford, 2001
Photo of Thomas (2nd from left) and fellow Marines aboard an unidentified ship.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Thomas' daughter, Hazel Ford (photo & information, Spring 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)