-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
Lewis John Taylor

Photo of Royal Marine Lewis John Taylor, courtesy of Mark Farmer, May 2011
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 541
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Lewis was born on 30 October 1910 in Barnstaple, Devonshire to Samuel and Maud Taylor. He was the husband of Edith Taylor, of Gosport, Hampshire. He 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 59, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Royal Marine Lewis John Taylor, courtesy of Mark Farmer, May 2011   Photo of Royal Marine Lewis John Taylor, courtesy of Mark Farmer, May 2011
Above/Left - Lewis, Edith and their children; Above/Right - Lewis with his parents; Below- Lewis & Edith's wedding day
Photo of Royal Marine Lewis John Taylor, courtesy of Mark Farmer, May 2011
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Mark Farmer (Photos, May 2011)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)