-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 06-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photograph of Ronald Bower provided by Russell Saxton, May 2020
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 104052
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Ronald was born on 20 May 1917 to parents Thomas and Annie Bower, of 4 Prospect Road, Marlpool, Derbyshire. Ron decided join the Royal Navy despite being a miner - a reserved occupation. He was serving as a Stoker 1st Class and was 24 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 54, Column 3 (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
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Russell Saxton (photograph, May 2020)