-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
HAROLD JOHN PINK

Photo of Able Seaman Harold John Pink, courtesy of Den Finden, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 21784
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Harold was born on 18 June 1920 to Albyn and Edith Pink of Winchester, Hampshire. He was the husband of Muriel Pink. 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 49, Column 1 (click to view Panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
The Winchester Five, photo courtesy of Den Finden, 2001
Above: The "Winchester 5." Back Row (left - right)- Albert "Bunny" Austin and Harold Pink; Front Row (left - right): Geoff Mould, Alan Hadley and Den Finden. Of the five, only Den Finden survived...he was transferred off the ship before her fateful mission against Bismarck. It was Den who provided this very photograph to us.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Den Finden (photo, 2001)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ