-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
Roland David Groucott

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Date of birth: 5th June 1921
Place of birth: Warminster, Wiltshire, England
Parents: Ernest and Amy Groucott
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 154095
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

Roland was born on 5th June 1921 in Warminster, Wiltshire to Ernest and Amy Groucott. The family later lived in Smethwick, Staffordshire. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 48, Column 1






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









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)