-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 28-Jan-2007

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
FREDERICK ARTHUR PORTER

Photo of Royal Marine Frederick Arthur Porter, courtesy of his son, Bruce Porter, Feb 2004

Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/19699
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Fred", as he was known to his family and friends, was born on 3 April 1903 to parents Frederick and Mary Porter of Gosport, Hampshire. Fred joined the Royal Marines on 22 November 1916 and served in a variety of establishments/ships to include Eastney, Arlanza, Dido, Thunderer, Centurion, Coventry, Dolphin, Warspite, Revenge, Victoria & Albert, and Hood.

Fred was the husband of Catherine Porter and father of Bruce Porter, of Balsall Heath, Birmingham. He was the brother of Jim Porter, who was also lost in the sinking of Hood. Fred was 38 years old at the time of his loss.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 59, 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
His son, Bruce Porter (photo & information, February 2004)