-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 11-May-2015

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
ROY REGINALD UPTON

Photo of Ordinary Telegraphist Roy Reginald Upton, courtesy of Mary Mckeown, April 2015

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Telegraphist
Service Number: P/JX 161938
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Roy was born on 07 March 1923 in Fareham, Hampshire to Mr and Mrs Herbert Upton. The family lived at 45 Derlyn Road.

Roy joined the Navy in March 1939. He was trained at H.M.S. St Vincent and later served at the Isle of Man and Portsmouth Naval Barracks. Hood is believed to have been his only ship. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 53, 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
Mary Mckeown (photo & information derived from the "Hampshire Telegraph & Post", 27 June 1941)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)