-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
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) (Stoker 1st Class)
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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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None at this time.

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)

Phillip's name is in Column 3 of Panel 54.

Detail of Phillip'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)
His son, David W. Ball (photo & information, September 2002)
Armed Forces Personnel Administration Agency