-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-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Ordinary Seaman Royston Gomersall, courtesy of David Davies, June 2008
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 162293
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Royston was born on 24 December 1922 in Witney, Oxfordshire to Vestus and Edith Gomersall. The family later lived in Headington, Oxfordshire. 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 50, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Garsington Village War Memorial
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
David Davies (photo & information, June 2008)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)