-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 07-Feb-2017

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Able Seaman Reginald James Collins, courtesy of his son, Derek Collins, Oct 2005
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/J 98866
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Reginald was born on 28 January 1905 in Weymouth, Dorsetshire to James and Jessie Collins. He attended The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook from October 1916 to September 1920. He entered the Navy and was trained at H.M.S. Ganges. He was the husband of Winifred Collins, of Southsea, Hampshire. He was 36 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 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
His son, Derek Collins (photo, October 2005)

Monty Callow, Alumni Relations Officer, The Royal Hospital School (information, November 2016)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)