-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
Phillip Arthur Ball

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Date of birth: 18th September 1920
Place of birth: Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Parents: George & Lillie Ball
Wife: Isabella Ball
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 98122
Joined Hood: 14th February 1940
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information: Philip was born on 18th September 1920 to George and Lillie Ball of Salisbury. He was the husband of Isabella Ball. He entered the Navy on 10th October 1939 and was posted to H.M.S. Hood the following February. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 54, Column 3

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

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His son, David W. Ball (photo & information, September 2002)
Armed Forces Personnel Administration Agency