-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
ERIC PROUDLOCK

Photo of Able Seaman Eric Proudlock, courtesy of his niece, Marie Hughes, February 2013

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 158817
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Eric was born on 29 November 1921 in West Hartlepool, County Durham to Nicholas and Elizabeth Proudlock. He was the eldest of 4 children. His siblings were Edith, Allan and Joyce. The family later lived in York.

Eric joined the Navy in 1938. He trained at H.M.S. Caledonia prior to joining the crew of Hood. He was 19 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
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
His sister Joyce via his niece, Marie Hughes (information, November 2012 and February 2013)