-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
Patrick Howlett

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







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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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 58, Column 2






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






Newfoundland Book of Remembrance









Sources
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)