-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
Henry Charles Taylor

Photo of Stoker 1st Class Henry Charles Taylor, courtesy of Keith Taylor, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 95933
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Buck", as we was known to his shipmates, was born on 21 September 1920 to parents William and Alice Taylor. He was born in Islington, London, but the family later relocated to Carshalton, Surrey. 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 55, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Stoker 1st  Class Henry Charles Taylor, courtesy of his shipmate, Melville Percival, Feb 2004
Above- Photo of Buck from the collection of his shipmate, Melville Percival
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Keith Taylor (photo, 2001, information September 2004)
Buck's shipmate, Melville Percival (profile photo, February 2004)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)