-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
OWEN ELLIS HULME

No photos of this individual are available

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 172637
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Paddy" as he was known, was born on 21 May 1915 in Spilsby, Lincolnshire to William and Edith Hulme. The family later lived in Almondbury, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. He attended King James School in Almondbury, Huddersfield.

Paddy worked as a teacher at Stile Common School in Newsome, Huddersfield before joining the Navy. He is known to have lived in Number 32 mess whilst aboard Hood. He served as an aircraft spotter for a time but later on one of the anti-aircraft teams as an AA3. He was 25 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 48, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Almondbury War Memorial, Huddersfield
and
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Robert Burn (information, November 2004)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009
Andrew Beaumont (information, March 2010 & December 1012)
Eric Riley (information, September 2011)