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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Lawrence Horsman

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Date of birth: 26th July 1913
Place of birth: Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Parents: Joseph and Annie Horsman
Wife: Florence Horsman
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Cook (S)
Service Number: P/MX 51221
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Lawrence was born on 26th July 1913 in Leeds, Yorkshire to Joseph and Annie Horsman. He was the husband of Florence Horsman, of Leeds. He was 27 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

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)

Lawrence's name is in Column 3 of Panel 57.

Detail of Lawrence'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)
His family (cousin) (photo & information, January 2015)