-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
Eric John Reginald Hill

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Date of birth: 10th February 1918
Place of birth: Kilbride, Wicklow, Irish Republic
Parents: Richard and Elizabeth Hill
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 3870
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Eric was born on 10th February 1918 in Kilbride, County Wicklow, Ireland to Richard and Elizabeth Hill. He was 23 years old at the time of his loss.

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Eric's brother, Desmond Hill, and AJ Fortune (photo, 2001)