-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
GORDON HOWS

Photo of Royal Marine Gordon Hows, courtesy of his sister, Sheila Tindle, 2001
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 3426
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Gordon was born on 08 May 1921 in Gillingham, Kent to Harry and Marion Hows. He is believed to have been raised in the area of West Dean or West Thytherly, Wiltshire. He was 20 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
West Dean War Memorial, West Dean, Wiltshire
and
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Gordon's sister, Sheila Tindle (photo, 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009
Robin Garrett (information, March 2010)