-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
HEATON LUMLEY

Photo of Royal Marine Major Heaton Lumley, courtesy of Mr E. Bedord, 2001

Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Major
Date Joined Hood: 01 June 1939
Biographical Information: Heaton was born on 18 January 1900 in Haulbowline, County Cork, Ireland to Frederick and Martha Lumley. Frederick was stationed as the Fleet Surgeon at Haulbowline Naval Base at that time.

Heaton joined the Royal Marine Auxiliary in 1917 and was awarded the British War Medal in 1918. He went on to serve in a variety of ships/establishments to include Barham, Iron Duke, Gallipoli 1922-23, the Chatham Gunnery School and of course Hood. He was married in 1924 to Olwen Pryseand had one son (he has since had 3 grandchildren, 4 greatgrandchildren and 1 great-great grand child).

Heaton joined Hood in 1939. He was a senior participant in Operation "Primrose" during 1940. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 58, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Royal Marine Major Heaton Lumley, courtesy of Penny and Ian Thompson, November 2010
Above- Heaton early in his career; Below- Heaton and classmates at Chatham Gunnery School in 1937
Photo of Royal Marine Major Heaton Lumley, courtesy of Penny and Ian Thompson, November 2010
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Navy List
Mr. E. Bedford (Photo, 2001)
Letitia Pollard (information, June 2010)
Penelope and Ian Thompson (photos & information, November 2010)