-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
Ernest Sydney Huntington

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Date of birth: 27th October 1915
Place of birth: Seaford, Sussex, England
Parents: Ernest and Winifred Huntington
Wife: Anna Huntington
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: PO/X 1288
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Ernest was born on 27th October 1915 in Seaford, Eastbourne, Sussex to Ernest and Winifred Huntington. He was the husband of Anna Huntington, of Seaford. He was serving as a Sergeant (Temporary) and 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

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)

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

Detail of Ernest'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)