-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
Reginald Lewis Taylor

Photo of Royal Marine Band Musician Reginald Lewis Taylor, courtesy of his nephew Eric Taylor, 2001
Service: Royal Marine Band
Rank: Musician
Service Number: RMB/3087
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Reginald was born on 16 August 1910 in Portsmouth, Hampshire to John and Edith Taylor. He was the husband of Catherine Taylor, of Kings Norton, Birmingham. Reginald's action station at the time of his loss was the 15" Transmitting Station. He was 30 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 60, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Reginald and Catherine Taylor, courtesy of Bruce Porter, Feb 2004
Above- Reg and Catherine on their wedding day
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Reginald's nephew Eric Taylor (photo, 2001)
Bruce Porter (wedding photo, February 2004)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)