-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
Owen Ellis Hulme

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Date of birth: 31st May 1915
Place of birth: Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England
Parents: William and Edith Hulme
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 172637
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

"Paddy" as he was known, was born on 21st May 1915 in Spilsby, Lincolnshire to William and Edith Hulme. The family later lived in Almondbury, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire. He attended King James School in Almondbury, Huddersfield. He later attended St. John's College, York (for teacher training).

Paddy worked as a teacher at Stile Common School in Newsome, Huddersfield before joining the Navy. He is known to have lived in Number 32 mess whilst aboard Hood. He served as an aircraft spotter for a time but later on one of the anti-aircraft teams as an AA3. He was 25 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

Almondbury War Memorial, Almondbury, Yorkshire, England

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College Chapel, St. John University, York, Yorkshire, England

No photographs are available of this memorial

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

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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)

Owen's name is in Column 2 of Panel 48.

Detail of Owen'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)
Robert Burn (information, November 2004)
Patrick Neal (information, November 2014)
Andrew Beaumont (information, March 2010 & December 2012)
Eric Riley (information, September 2011)
Further biographical information, and a photograph, from a contemporary edition of the 'Huddersfield Examiner' per Elaine Archer December 2023.