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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Richard Jones

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Date of birth: 6th February 1919
Place of birth: Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales
Parents: Richard and Margaret Jones
Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/X 20159 A
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Richard was born on 6th February 1919 to Richard and Margaret Jones, of Holyhead, Anglesey. He was 22 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)

Richard's name is in Column 3 of Panel 50.

Detail of Richard's name.

Holyhead War Memorial, Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales

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A view of the memorial which stands is the main road through Holyhead, close to the Railway Station.

Richard's name alongside those of other men from Holyhead who gave their lives during World War 2.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)