-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
Patrick Howlett

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Date of birth: 9th June 1915
Place of birth: St John’s, Newfoundland
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. W. Howlett
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 212483
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Patrick was born on 9th June 1915 in St Johns, Newfoundland. He was the youngest of 13 children born to William and Mary Howlett, of Petty Harbour, Newfoundland. He was a member of the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit (NOFU No. 1053) and was later transferred to the Royal Navy. Hood is believed to have been his only ship. He was 25 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

Newfoundland Book of Remembrance, , , Virtual

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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Patrick's name is in Column 2 of Panel 58.

Detail of Patrick'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)
Jim Roache (1935 census information, May 2006)
Mike Howlett (information, December 2008)