-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
THOMAS ARCHIE MORTEN

Photo of Engine Room Artificer 4th Class Thomas Archie Morten, courtesy of Paul Marsh, 2001

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Engine Room Artificer 4th Class
Service Number: P/MX 58427
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Thomas was born on 11 May 1912 in South Bank, Middlesborough, Yorkshire. He was the eldest of five children born to Albert and Sovina Morten. He worked as an apprentice boiler smith at Smith's Dock shipyard on the river Tees pior to joining the Navy.

He was married Mary Ellen Palmer in February 1933 at St Johns church, South Bank.

He was 29 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 53, Column 2 (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
Paul Marsh (photo, 2001)
Kester Marsh (information, March 2013)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ