-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
Cyril Haughton

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Date of birth: 28th August 1912
Place of birth: Westminster, London, England
Parents: Walter and Elizabeth Haughton
Wife: Lily Haughton
Previous occupation: Scholar
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Warrant Engineer
Joined Hood: 1st April 1941 (Acting Warrant Engineer)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Acting Warrant Engineer)
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Biographical Information:

Cyril was the husband of Lily Haughton, of Rainham, Kent. He was the son of Walter and Elizabeth Haughton. He was 28 years old at the time of his loss.






History of ships served in and ratings held:


Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
2nd January 19289th July 1930FisgardEngine Room Artificer ApprenticeADM362/437
10th July 193030th June 1932Pembroke I - IVEngine Room Artificer ApprenticeADM363/612
1st July 19328th August 1932Pembroke I - IVEngine Room Artificer 5th ClassADM363/612
9th August 193220th March 1933ValiantEngine Room Artificer 5th ClassADM363/612
21st March 193318th August 1933ValiantActing Engine Room Artificer 4th ClassADM363/612
19th August 19333rd November 1933Pembroke IIActing Engine Room Artificer 4th ClassADM363/612
4th November 19338th January 1934Pembroke II (Marshal Soult)Acting Engine Room Artificer 4th ClassADM363/612
9th January 193415th January 1934Pembroke IIActing Engine Room Artificer 4th ClassADM363/612
16th January 193416th April 1934OrionActing Engine Room Artificer 4th ClassADM363/612
17th April 19347th January 1935OrionEngine Room Artificer 4th ClassADM363/612
8th January 193527th June 1935Pembroke IIEngine Room Artificer 4th ClassADM363/612
28th June 193530th March 1936WoolwichEngine Room Artificer 4th ClassADM363/612
31st March 193610th March 1938WoolwichEngine Room Artificer 3rd ClassADM363/612
11th March 193825th September 1938Pembroke IIEngine Room Artificer 3rd ClassADM363/612
26th September 193811th October 1938Pembroke II (Bandit)Engine Room Artificer 3rd ClassADM363/612
12th October 193827th April 1939Pembroke IIEngine Room Artificer 3rd ClassADM363/612
28th April 193930th March 1940SouthamptonEngine Room Artificer 3rd ClassADM363/612
31st March 194011th January 1941SouthamptonEngine Room Artificer 2nd ClassADM363/612
12th January 194131st March 1941Pembroke IEngine Room Artificer 2nd ClassADM363/612
1st April 194124th May 1941HoodActing Warrant EngineerNavy List June 1941


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


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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England


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Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
ADM 53/114437, Hood's Log for April 1941
Cyril's niece, Mrs V Stagg (photo, 2001)