-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 08-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Charles Arthur Taylor

Photo of Telegraphist Charles Arthur Taylor, courtesy of his brother,  Stan Taylor, March 2004
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Telegraphist
Service Number: P/JX 156606
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Charles was born on 30 July 1922 in Wemyss, Fife, Scotland. He trained at H.M.S. Ganges before joining Hood. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 52, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Telegraphist Charles Arthur Taylor at H.M.S. Ganges, courtesy of his brother, Stan Taylor, 2004
Above- Charles and classmates at H.M.S. Ganges. The arrow points to Charles.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Charles's brother, Stan Taylor (photos, March 2004)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)