-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 JOHN DAWSON

Photo of Signal Boy Philip John Dawson, courtesy of David Woodcock, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Signal Boy
Service Number: P/JX 162941
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Jack", as he was known, was born on 04 January 1924 in Rochdale, Lancashire. He later lived in Wilmslow, Cheshire. He was assigned to Hood's Number 7 Mess. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 52, 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
Mr David Woodcock (photo & information, 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)