-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
JAMES BOXALL DIGGENS

No photos of this individual are available
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 155710
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: James was born on 19 April 1922 in Chertsey, Surrey, the only child of James and Edith Diggens. The family later lived in Hayling Island, Hampshire. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 47, Column 3 (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
Martin Diggens (information, November 2013)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)