-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
Percy Gordon Marsh

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Date of birth: 15th February 1908
Place of birth: Empshott, Hampshire, England
Parents: William and Kate Marsh
Wife: Matilda Marsh
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/ 22660
Joined Hood: 23rd March 1939 (Marine)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Marine)
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Biographical Information:

Percy was born on 15th February 1908 in Empshott, Petersfield, Hampshire to William and Kate Marsh. He was the husband of Matilda Marsh, of Elson, Hampshire. He was 33 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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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)





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





Percy's name is in Column 1 of Panel 59.





Detail of Percy's name.






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