-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
RICHARD CHARLES EMERY

Photo of Stoker Petty Officer Richard Charles Emery, courtesy of his son, Richard Emery, May 2004

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker Petty Officer
Service Number: P/K 63730
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Charlie" as he was known, was born on 24 September 1905 in Portsmouth, Hampshire. He was one of 4 sons born to Richard and Emma Emery.

He later became the husband of Mary Jane Emery, of North End, Portsmouth. Together, they had one son (also named Richard Charles). Charlie was 35 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 54, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire

Additional Photographs
Photo of Stoker Petty Officer Richard Charles Emery, courtesy of Louise Roulston, October 2008
Above- A photo of Charlie as a young sailor
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His son, Richard Charles Emery (photo & information, May 2004)
Louise Roulston (photo, October 2008)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)