-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 06-Dec-2017

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Portrait of Able Seaman Thomas Lewis, courtesy of Irene Gray, 2017

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 17969
Date Joined Hood: Circa 1938
Biographical Information: Thomas was born on 08 January 1915 in Seaham Harbour, County Durham to William and Sarah Lewis. The family lived at Springfield Road, Winlaton. he is known to have had three brothers, Herbert, Stanley and Ernest.

Thomas joined the Navy circa 1936 and had served the last three of those years aboard Hood. He was due to be married on his next leave. He was 26 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
Irene Gray (photo & information taken from 31st May 1941 "Newcastle Evening Chronicle," July 2017)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)