-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
Bramwell Gordon Hollis

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Date of birth: 17th January 1913
Place of birth: Dalston, London, England
Parents: Edgar and Beatrice Hollis
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Signalman
Service Number: P/JX 231693
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Bramwell was born on 17th January 1913 in Dalston, London to Edgar and Beatrice Hollis. He was 28 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Story in the Middlesex County Times dated 14th June 1941

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)

Bramwell's name is in Column 2 of Panel 52.

Detail of Bramwell'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)
Cato Hartshorn, scanned newspaper article June 2023