-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 ARTHUR GRIFFIN

Photo of Royal Marine Charles Arthur Griffin, courtesy of Jack Norman and Janice Rackstraw, July 2012
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 3811
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Charles was born on 25 October 1921 in Alresford, Hampshire to Mr. and Mrs. C. Griffin. The family later lived in Ropley, Hampshire. He was a member of Hood's Number Four 4" gun crew. Charles was 19 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 Royal Marine Charles Arthur Griffin, courtesy of Mrs TM Southgate, April 2004
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Jack Norman and Janice Rackstraw (photo, July 2012)
Mrs TM Southgate (photo, April 2004)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)