-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
Ronald Henshaw

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Date of birth: 11th July 1923
Place of birth: Prestwich, Lancashire, England
Parents: John and Doris Henshaw
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 159421
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Ronald was born on 11th July 1923 in Prestwich, Lancashire to John and Doris Henshaw. The family lived in Higher Crumpsall, Lancashire. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 51, 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)
Ronald's cousin, Marjorie Roberts (photo, 2001)