-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 Able Seaman Ernest Henry King, courtesy of his grandaughter Tina Potter, May 2020
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 145240
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Ernest was born on 09 May 1919 in Farnham, Surrey to Mr and Mrs Leonard King. He was the husband of Gertrude King, of Havant, Hampshire. He was 22 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 48, Column 2 (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
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Tina Potter, Ernest's grandaughter (photograph), May 2020