-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
Norman Martindale

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Date of birth: 2nd February 1924
Place of birth: Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
Parents: William and Ethel Martindale
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 163203
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Norman was born on 2nd February 1924 in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire to William and Ethel Martindale. The family later lived in Droylsden, Lancashire. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss.




Additional Photographs
None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 51, Column 3






Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire






Droylsden War Memorial, Tameside, Manchester









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Jack Martindale (photo, September 2008)