-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 26-Nov-2018

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Arnold Edward Taylor

No photos of this individual are available
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 234946
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Arnold was born on 08 October 1908 in Kingston, Surrey to Edward and Alice (known as May) Taylor. Arnold was one of six children (3 boys and 3 girls). The family later lived in Westerham, Kent.

Arnold was a fruit farmer  at Little Frith Farm, Doddington, Kent in the 1930s. He was hospitalised (possibly for the measles) just prior to Hood's final mission. He was 32 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 51, 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
Mary Dobree (information, July 2018)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)