-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

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Thomas Gibson

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Date of birth: 10th July 1916
Place of birth: Uphall, Linlithgowshire, Scotland
Parents: George and Agnes Gibson
Wife: Margaret Gibson
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 1764
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Thomas was born on 10th July 1916 in Uphall, Linlithgow, Scotland to George and Agnes Gibson. He was the husband of Margaret Gibson. He was 24 years old at the time of his loss.




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Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England

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Scottish National War Memorial, , , Virtual

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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)





The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)





Thomas's name is in Column 1 of Panel 59.





Detail of Thomas's name.






Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Thomas' sister Mrs Margaret Mariner (photo, 2001)
His nephew, George Mariner (information, November 2007)