-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 20-May-2014

We will remember them
Chainbar divider

In Remembrance of

Photo of Able Seaman Clifford Battersby, courtesy of Mary McKeown, May 2014

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 154410
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Clifford was born on 11 June 1921 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire to Alfred and Matilda Battersby. The family lived in Dronfield Road, Eckington, Derbyshire. Clifford worked as a driver before joining the Navy in 1938. He was posted to Hood in the summer of 1939.

Clifford was 19 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 47, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Mary Mckeown (photo & information derived from the "Derbyshire Times & Chesterfield Herald", May 2014)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)