-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
EDWARD REUBEN HARVEY

Photo of Leading Cook (O) Edward Reuben Harvey, courtesy of David Embury, January 2007
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Cook (O)
Service Number: P/MX 50106
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Ted" as he was known, was born on 03 October 1913. He was the youngest son of James and Ada Harvey of 12 Foxhills Road, Ottershaw, Chertsey, Surrey. He was the husband of Mary Harvey, of Dunoon, Argyllshire.

Ted is believed to have joined the Navy circa 1932. He served aboard the aircraft carrier H.M.S. Courageous prior to joining Hood. Shortly before he was lost, he had passed qualification exams for promotion to Petty Officer.

Ted was 27 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 57, Columm 3 (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
The Surrey Herald, May 1941
Ted's nephew, David Embury (photo & information, January 2007)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009