-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 HOLLAND

Photo of Royal Marine Charles Holland, courtesy of his great-niece Julie Devenport, April 2008

Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/22490
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Charlie, as he was known, was born on 15th August 1906 at 30 Spittal Street, Manchester. He was one of two boys (Frankie and Bill) and one girl (Minnie) born to his parents Frank (a veteran of World War One) and Mary Jane. The family later moved to Salford, Lancashire. Charlie later had two sons of his own (Keith and Derreck). He was 34 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 Holland, courtesy of his great-niece Julie Devenport, April 2008
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His great-niece Julie Devenport (photos & information, February, April & October 2008)