-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
George Slowther

Photo of Stoker Petty Officer George Slowther, courtesy of Harry Wannerton, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker Petty Officer
Service Number: P/KX 79624
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: George was born on 18 July 1910 in Felling, Gateshead, County Durham to Alexander Slowther. He is believed to have joined Hood in the early 1930s. He was married to Annie Slowther (nee Hewitt). He was serving as an Acting Stoker Petty Officer and was 30 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 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
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Above- Hood's 1938 Dart team at Malta. Gerorge is in the front row on the end to the left. Click to enlarge.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Harry Wannerton (photo, 2001)
His niece-in-law, Joyce Hunter (information, November 2007 and May 2008)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ