-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 18-Dec-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
HENRY LAYCOCK

Photo of Royal Marine Henry Laycock, courtesy of his great-nephew, Alan Williams, November 2005

Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 22631
Date Joined Hood: 28 May 1937
Biographical Information: Henry was born on 10 May 1905 in Dingle, Liverpool, Lancashire to Edwin and Mary Ann Laycock. He joined the Royal Marines on 16 April 1925 following service with the Irish Guards. He was the husband of Ellen Laycock, of Aigburth, Liverpool. He was 36 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
None at this time.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Henry's great-nephew, Alan Williams (photo, November 2005)
Steve J. Quayle (information, January 2009)
The National Archives (ADM 159/202)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009