-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
Ernest James Swinson

Photo of Ordnance Artificer 3rd Class Ernest James Swinson, courtesy of Robert Goddard, August 2009
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordnance Artificer 3rd Class
Service Number: P/MX 51029
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Ernest was born on 25 June 1913 in Kingston, Surrey to Ernest and Alice Swinson. The family lived in Thames Ditton. He was the husband of Lucy Swinson. He 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 56, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
H.M.S. Excellent
and
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Ordnance Artificer 3rd Class Ernest James Swinson, courtesy of Robert Goddard, August 2009
Above - Photo of Ernest earlier in his career.
Below - Photos of Ernest around the time he served in Hood
Photo of Ordnance Artificer 3rd Class Ernest James Swinson, courtesy of Robert Goddard, August 2009   Photo of Ordnance Artificer 3rd Class Ernest James Swinson, courtesy of Robert Goddard, August 2009
Photo of Ordnance Artificer 3rd Class Ernest James Swinson, courtesy of Robert Goddard, August 2009

Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Robert Goddard (photos, August 2009)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ