-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
ARTHUR OLDERSHAW

Photo of Leading Stoker Arthur Oldershaw, courtesy of Dean Oldershaw, April 2004
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: P/KX 91342
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Arthur was born on 24 April 1919 in Birmingham, Warwickshire to Joseph and A. Oldershaw. The family actually lived in Harborne, Warwickshire. Arthur served as caddy for a professional golfer, when he was actually quite an excellent golfer himself. Sadly, he was due to be married when Hood was called away to pursue Bismarck. He was 22 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 54, 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
Dean Oldershaw (photo & information, April 2004)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)