-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 14-Mar-2010

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
NORMAN HARTLEY

Photo of Stoker 2nd Class Norman Hartley, courtesy of Geoff Clark, February 2003
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 107122
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Norman was born on 21 February 1922 in Nelson, Yorkshire to Mr. and Mrs. C. Hartley. The family lived in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire. He was educated at Denmark Street School where he won a scholarship to attend the Junior Technical School. He was later employed at Dorman, Long and Company Ltd.

Norman joined the Navy in early 1940 and was ultimately posted to Hood along with his very close friend George Rowntree. Norman 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 56, 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
Geoff Clark (photo & information, February 2003)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009