-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
Thomas Parker Kearney

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Date of birth: 3rd January 1909
Place of birth: Sunderland, County Durham, England
Parents: Thomas and Sarah Kearney
Wife: Ethel Kearney
Service: Royal Naval Reserve
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/X 17772 A
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Thomas was born on 3rd January 1909 in Sunderland, County Durham to Thomas and Sarah Kearney. He was the husband of Ethel Kearney, of Sholing, Hampshire. He was 32 years old at the time of his loss.

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None at this time.

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Thomas's name is in Column 2 of Panel 60.

Detail of Thomas'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)
Thomas' daughter, Brenda Simpson (photo, 2001)