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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Arthur John Mann

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Date of birth: 24th April 1921
Place of birth: Manor Park, Essex, England
Parents: Mr and Mrs Benjamin Mann
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 220863
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Arthur was born on 24th April 1921 in Manor Park, Essex to James and Louisa Emily Mann, of Ilford, Essex. He is known to have had two brothers, Sidney and Benjamin. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

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)

Arthur's name is in Column 1 of Panel 51.

Detail of Arthur'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)
Arthur's great niece, Emma Brooks (outside photo, May 2003)
His niece, Linda Nobbs (portrait, May 2007)