-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 WILLIAM NICHOLSON

Photo of Cook Thomas William Nicholson, courtesy of his granddaughter, Susan Jackson, December 2008
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Cook
Service Number: P/MX 56829
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Thomas was born on 23 June 1916 in Gateshead, County Durham to parents William and Emily Nicholson. He was the husband of Flora Nicholson, of Gateshead. He was 24 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 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Thomas Nicholson circa 1939, photo courtesy of Susan Jackson, 2008
Above- Thomas circa 1939
Below- Thomas and Flora on their wedding day, 11 Sept 1939

Thomas and Flora Nicholson, 11 Sept 1939, photo courtesy of Susan Jackson, 2008
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His granddaughter, Susan Jackson (photos & information, December 2008)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)