-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
Horace Hoole

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Date of birth: 3rd March 1915
Place of birth: Doncaster, Yorkshire, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: P/KX 84407
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)








Biographical Information:

Horace was born on 3rd March 1915 in Doncaster, Yorkshire to Ernest and Elizabeth Hoole. Horace is believed to have had 5 sisters and 4 brothers. He was serving as an Acting Leading Stoker (Temporary) and was 26 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 54, Column 2






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









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Rob Young (information, November 2019)