-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 18-Dec-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

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Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Chief Petty Officer
Service Number: P/J 103886
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Vernon was born on 05 May 1906 in Hambledon, Hampshire. He was one of three children born to Harriott Miles of Nyewood, West Sussex. Vernon is known to have served as a Petty Officer aboard H.M.S. Scorpion prior to serving in Hood. His awards include the 1939-45 Star Atlantic Star, 1939-45 War Medal and the KGVI Long Service & Good Conduct Medal.

He lived in a cottage that used to be on the grounds of Nyewood House, Dumpford Lane, Nyewood, West Sussex. He was 35 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 46, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
South Harting War Memorial
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Grant Healey OMRS (information, July 2004)
David N. Goble (information, May 2005)
The National Archives (ADM 188/854)