-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 04-Apr-2016

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
MARK HUNTER PARNELL FREEMAN

Photo of Midshipman Martin Hunter Parnell Freeman, courtesy of his cousin, Diana Jefferson, January 2016

Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Rank: Midshipman
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Mark was the son of Charles and Elsie Freeman. He was trained at H.M.S. Conway from 1938 to 1940. He was subsequently trained at H.M.S. King Alfred in early 1941.

Mark, at age 16, was among the youngest men aboard the ship at the time of his loss. He was posthumously awarded the 1939-1945 Star, the Atlantic Star and the War Medal 1939-1945. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 60, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Conway Chapel, Birkenhead Priory
and
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Midshipman Martin Hunter Parnell Freeman, courtesy of Geoffrey Haskins, September 2007     Mark Freemans medals
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Geoffrey Haskins (information & photo, September 2007)
His cousin, Diana Jefferson (information & photo, January 2016)