-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 14-Mar-2010

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
ARCHIBALD WILLIAM LOCKHART

Photo of Boy 1st Class Archibald William Lockhart, courtesy of his nephew, Phillip Lockhard, March 2004
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 162870
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Archibald was born on 06 April 1924 in Devonport, Devonshire. He joined the Royal Navy on 10 May 1939. His term was to be 12 years.

He begain his training at H.M.S. Caledonia as a Boy 2nd Class on 10 May 1939. He served there until 04 September 1939. He then received further training from 05 September 1939 to 03 April 1941 at H.M.S. St George. During his time at St George he was promoted to Boy 1st Class. Following training, he was posted temporarily at H.M.S. Victory Barracks, Portsmouth. He joined his first ship, H.M.S. Hood, on 13 May 1941.

He was 17 years old at the time of his loss. We have no specific information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 51, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009 Archibald's nephew, Phillip Lockhart (photo & information, March 2004)