-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
HENRY JOHN FOWLE

Photo of Able Seaman Henry John Fowle, courtesy of Kitty O'Brien, July 2005
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 158758
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Henry and his twin brother Charles were born on 19 May 1922 in Houghton-le-Spring, County Durham to William and Ethel Fowle. The family later lived in Darlington. He was one of seven sons born to the couple.

Henry was 19 years old at the time of his loss. His twin brother Charles was lost in the sinking of H.M.S. Ibis in November 1942. We have no additional information. If you have any additional details, please contact us.



Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 48, Column 1 (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
Kitty O'Brien (photo, July 2005)
His sister-in-law, Ann Timmins (information, October 2007)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)