-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 22-Mar-2010

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Royal Marine Edwin Plant, courtesy of his sister, Grace Edge (nee Plant) and his friend Edwin Wright, February 2004
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 1788
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Edwin was born on 03 July 1915 in Cheadle, Staffordshire to parents John and Gertrude Plant. He grew up in Oakamoor and attended the Oakamoor County Primary School. As a person he was quiet and reserved but loved the outdoors, walking and swimming.

Edwin joined the Royal Marines in 1935 at age 19. He served as a loader in one of Hood's 15" gun houses. He was lost in action on the morning of 24th May 1941. He was 25 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 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
Edwin's sister, Grace Edge (nee Plant) & his friend Edwin Wright (photo & information, February 2004)

'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ