-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
ARTHUR WILLIAM HAWTHORNE

Photo of Wireman Arthur William Hawthorne, courtesy of his brother, G. Hawthorne, 2001

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Wireman
Service Number: P/MX 62443
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Arthur was born on 28 September 1915 to parents Arthur and Hilda Hawthorne of Coventry, Warwickshire. The family resided at 233 Sewall Highway. He was employed by the Coventry Corporation Electricity Department until he joined the Navy in October 1939.

He was the husband of Marjorie Hawthorne, of Coventry. He was 25 years old at the time of his loss.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 57, 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
Arthur's brother, G. Hawthorne (photo, 2001)
Trevor Harkin (information, July 2008)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009