-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 10-Mar-2010

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Able Seaman David A Finlayson, courtesy of his grandson, John Kirkpatrick, 2001
Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/ESD/X 1916
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: David was born on 08 March 1920 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland to James and Joan Finlayson. He was the husband of Isabella Finlayson, of Edinburgh. He was the father of Patricia Finlayson (born in July 1940 whilst he was at sea. Sadly he never got to see her). 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 60, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
David and two shipmates
Left- A photo of David and two unidentified mates.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
David's grandson, John Kirkpatrick (photo, 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)