-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
OWEN O'NEIL

Photo of Ordinary Seaman Owen O'Neil, courtesy of his nephew John O'Neil, November 2010
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 162660
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Owen was born on 06 December 1922 to Thomas and Florence O'Neil, of Flint, Flintshire, Wales. He was the second of four sons, the others being Charlie, Arthur and George. Owen was known to have been an all-round sportsman, who excelled in boxing and sprinting.  He was 20 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 51, 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
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His nephew, John O'Neil (photo & information, November 2010 & January 2011)