-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 08-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
CHARLES WALTER ERIC GIBBS

Photo of Leading Signalman Charles Walter Eric Gibbs, courtesy of Helen Pink, October 2008
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Signalman
Service Number: P/JX 147543
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Eric, as he was known, was born on 21 September 1920 in Chertsey, Surrey to James and Eva gibbs. The family later live in West End, Woking, Surrey. He was the husband of M. Gibbs. He was serving as an Acting Leading Signalman and was 20 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 52, 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
Helen Pink (photo & information, October 2008)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)