-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 10-Mar-2010

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
GEORGE FOTHERINGHAM

Photo of Marine George Fotheringham, courtesy of his brothers Eric and Les, sister Betty Lumley and brother-in-law F. Haines, 2001
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 1639
Date Joined Hood: 1936 or earlier
Biographical Information: George was born on 12 February 1916, the second of ten children born to Robert and Eliza Fotheringham, of Thorne, Doncaster, Yorkshire. He joined the Marines in 1934 at age 18. Of the 7 years he served, the last 5 were in Hood. He was 25 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 59, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs

Photo of Marine George Fotheringham, courtesy of his brothers Eric and Les, sister Betty Lumley and brother-in-law F. Haines, 2001Above- "212 Kings Squad. Passed for duty July 5th before H.R.H. Prince of Wales"
Below- Various shots of George
Photo of Marine George Fotheringham, courtesy of his brothers Eric and Les, sister Betty Lumley and brother-in-law F. Haines, 2001   Photo of Marine George Fotheringham, courtesy of his brothers Eric and Les, sister Betty Lumley and brother-in-law F. Haines, 2001Photo of Marine George Fotheringham, courtesy of his brothers Eric and Les, sister Betty Lumley and brother-in-law F. Haines, 2001


Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
George's brothers Eric and Les, sister Betty Lumley and brother-in-law F. Haines (photo, June 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)