-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Arthur Henry Gregory

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Date of birth: 31st August 1910
Place of birth: Poole, Dorset, England
Parents: Arthur and Ellena Gregory
Wife: Lily Gregory
Previous occupation: Shop Assistant
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 126810
Joined Hood: 30th August 1935 (Able Seaman)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Leading Seaman)
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Biographical Information:

Arthur was born on 31st August 1910 in Poole, Dorset to parents Arthur and Ellena Gregory. He and his wife Lily were married on 25th November 1939. The couple had no children. Arthur was 30 years old at the time of his loss.

History of ships served in and ratings held:

Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
29th April 192611th December 1926GangesBoy 2nd ClassADM362/18
12th December 192621st January 1927GangesBoy 1st ClassADM362/18
22nd January 192725th August 1927MarlboroughBoy 1st ClassADM362/18
26th August 192730th August 1928RenownBoy 1st ClassADM362/18
31st August 192829th April 1929RenownOrdinary SeamanADM362/18
30th April 192930th December 1929Victory II - IV (Wakeful)Ordinary SeamanADM363/526
31st December 192919th January 1930Victory II - IV (Wakeful)Able SeamanADM363/526
20th January 193025th April 1930Victory II - IV (Westminster)Able SeamanADM363/526
26th April 19306th June 1930Victory I - IIIAble SeamanADM363/526
7th June 19309th October 1930Victory I - IAble SeamanADM363/526
10th October 193022nd January 1931ExcellentAble SeamanADM363/526
23rd January 193126th January 1931Victory I - IIIAble SeamanADM363/526
27th January 193123rd November 1931FrobisherAble SeamanADM363/526
24th November 193124th July 1934RevengeAble SeamanADM363/526
25th July 193412th October 1934VernonAble SeamanADM363/526
13th October 193429th August 1935ExcellentAble SeamanADM363/526
30th August 193531st March 1940HoodAble SeamanADM363/526
1st April 194031st March 1941HoodActing Leading SeamanADM363/526
1st April 194124th May 1941HoodLeading SeamanADM363/526

Additional Photos

Arthur and shipmates having a bite to eat

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

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

Arthur's name is in Column 3 of Panel 46.

Detail of Arthur's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Mrs Frances Green (photos & information, August 2006)