-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 08-Apr-2019

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Ordinary Signalman Frank Sidney Fowler, courtesy of Simon Hart, May 2009

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Signalman
Service Number: P/JX 162503
Date Joined Hood: Late 1940
Biographical Information: Frank was born on 11 March 1923 in Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, the second son of Frank and Robina Fowler. The family later lived at Ireland Cottage in Warsash, Hampshire.

Frank was trained at H.M.S. St Vincent. He is known to have been an excellent sportsman who was awarded several sports medals. He is believed to have joined Hood in late 1940. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 52, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Ordinary Signalman Frank Sidney Fowler, courtesy of the Hants Telegraph, 13 June 1941, April 2019

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Simon Hart (photo, May 2009)
Hants Telegraph, 13 June 1941 (photo & information, April 2019)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)