-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
Hugh Whitelaw Philp Maclean

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Date of birth: 23rd May 1911
Place of birth: Leith, Midlothian, Scotland
Parents: Alexander and Isabella Maclean
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Coder
Service Number: P/JX 215223
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Hugh was born on 23rd May 1911 to Alexander and Isabella Maclean, of Leith, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He was known to be a talented classical musician and church organist. Hugh was 30 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)

Hugh's name is in Column 1 of Panel 53.

Detail of Hugh'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)
Alastair Maclean (information, June 2004)