-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
Eric George Keens

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Date of birth: 22nd April 1924
Place of birth: Havant, Hampshire, England
Parents: Ernest and Ethel Keens
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy Telegraphist
Service Number: P/JX 163816
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Eric was born on 22nd April 1924 in Havant, Hampshire to Ernest and Ethel Keens. The family later lived in Fishbourne, Sussex. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss.




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