-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 11-Mar-2010

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
PHILLIP ARTHUR JAMES

Photo of Ordinary Seaman Phillip Arthur James, courtesy of Celia Reid, February 2006
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 159595
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Arthur, as he was known, was born on 29 July 1922 to Charles and Emily James, of Radford, Coventry, Warwickshire. His father passed away when he was young and his mother remarried (becoming Mrs Robinson). His family lived at 164 Treherne Road. He attended Spon Street School, where he was a cricketer. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 50, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Ordinary Seaman Phillip Arthur James, courtesy of Celia Reid, February 2006
Above- a newspaper clipping showing Arthur and schoolmates
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His niece, Celia Reid (photos, February 2006)
Mark Rushworth (information, May 2008)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)