-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

Photo of Able Seaman Horace Albert Butler, courtesy of his nephew, Roy Gossage, February 2004
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 20506
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Horace was born on 27 April 1920 in Northampton. He lived with his sister Elizabeth in Abington, Northampton between 1936 and 1941. He was 21 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

The Northampton Memorial, Abington Square, Northampton
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His nephew, Roy William Gossage (photo & information, February 2004)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)