-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
Henry Hurst

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Date of birth:
Place of birth: Bantry, Cork, Irish Republic
Parents: Thomas and Mary Hurst
Wife: Nan Hurst
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Surgeon Commander
Service Number: N/A
Joined Hood: 16th August 1940
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Commander Surgeon)

Biographical Information:

Henry was born in Bantry, Co. Cork, Ireland to Thomas and Mary Hurst. He was the husband of Nan Hurst, of Alverstoke, Hampshire. He served as Hood's doctor, L.R.C.P. and S.

Henry was 46 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 45, Column 3

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

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Hazel Vickery (photo & information, November 2011)