-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
Owen William Henshaw

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Date of birth: 14th January 1917
Place of birth: Westhampnett, Sussex, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 96061
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Owen was born on 14th January 1917 in Westhampnett, Sussex. His mother was Sarah Henshaw. The family lived at 6 Shopwyke Road, Chichester. He was 24 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)

Owen's name is in Column 1 of Panel 55.

Detail of Owen'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)
Owen Ewart (photo, October 2013)
Graham Bandy (information, January 2015)