-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
Arthur Wearn

Photo of Royal Marine Arthur Wearn, courtesy of the Wearn family, July 2009
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 1941
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Arthur was born 02 April 1918 in Portsmouth, Hampshire to Lilian Matilda Laxen (formerly Wearn). He was the stepson of Edwin Laxen, retired Chief PO, RN. He was married (for just a few weeks) to Hilda May Wearn nee Kewell of Fratton, Portsmouth. He was 23 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
Photo of rowing trophy awarded to Arthur Wearrn, courtesy of Raymond Hill, April 2009
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Raymond Hill (photo, April 2009)
The Wearn family (photo & information, July 2009)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ