-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
REGINALD WILLIAM PALMER

Photo of Sergeant Reginald William Palmer, courtesy of his daughter, Anita Purnell, 2001
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: PO/X 1063
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Reginald was born on 21 March 1914 in East Ham, London to Frederick and Louisa Palmer. He was the husband of Marjorie Palmer, of Portchester, Hampshire. He was serving as a Sergeant (Temporary) and was 27 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 58, 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
Reginald's daughter, Anita Purnell (photo, 2001)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ