-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 Laycock

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Date of birth: 10th May 1905
Place of birth: Dingle, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Parents: Edwin and Mary Ann Laycock
Wife: Ellen Laycock
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 22631
Joined Hood: 28th May 1937 (Marine)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Marine)
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Biographical Information:

Henry was born on 10th May 1905 in Dingle, Liverpool, Lancashire to Edwin and Mary Ann Laycock. He joined the Royal Marines on 16 April 1925 following service with the Irish Guards. He was the husband of Ellen Laycock, of Aigburth, Liverpool. He was 36 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

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Henry's great-nephew, Alan Williams (photo, November 2005)
Steve J. Quayle (information, January 2009)
The National Archives (ADM 159/202)