-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 03-Feb-2015

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
FRANK MITCHELL

Photo of Electrical Artificer 4th Class Frank Mitchell, courtesy of his nephew, Frank Mitchell, January 2015

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Electrical Artificer 4th Class
Service Number: P/MX 69131
Date Joined Hood: January 1941
Biographical Information: Frank was born on 31 May 1917 in Tinsley, Yorkshire to Alfred and Nellie Mitchell. The family lived at 7 Beechwood Road, Rotherham. He is known to have had an older brother named Alfred (who also served in the Navy).

Frank was educated at the South Grove Central School. He also served as a Boy Scout. Prior to joining the Navy in 1940, he worked at Steel, Peech & Tozer. He joined the Navy sometime in 1940.

He was the husband of Ada Mitchell, of Leeds, Yorkshire. He was 23 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 57, 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
His nephew, Frank Mitchell (photo & information, January 2015)
Jayne Daley and Andrew Featherstone (information, April 2013)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ