-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 01-Jan-2020

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
ERNEST GEORGE MCQUAID

Photo of Royal Marine Ernest George McQuaid, courtesy of his nephew, Brian Adair, Jan 2003

Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 3494
Date Joined Hood: Before 1940
Biographical Information: Ernest was born on 13 June 1921 to Robert and Ellen McQuaid, of Albert Place, Armagh, County Armagh, Northern Ireland. He is known to have had at least one younger brother named Douglas.

Ernest joined the Marines in September 1938. He served under the name "McQuade". He was a member of Hood's Number Four 4" gun crew. Along with other marines from Hood, Ernest is known to have participated in Operation "Primrose" in Norway and Operation "Catapult" (Mers-el-Kebir) in 1940. Ernest was 19 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 59, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Royal Marine Ernest George McQuaid, courtesy of his nephew, Brian Adair, Jan 2003
Photo of Royal Marine Ernest George McQuaid, courtesy of Mrs TM Southgate, April 2004
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Independent News and Media PLC & The British Library Board (information, May 2019)
His nephew, Brian Adair (photos & information, January 2003)
Mrs TM Southgate (photo, April 2004)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ