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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Ernest Victor Maycock

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Date of birth: 24th March 1900
Place of birth: Byfield, Northamptonshire, England
Parents: Harry and Mary Maycock
Wife: Nellie Maycock
Previous occupation: Engine Cleaner
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/J 83799
Joined Hood: 8th September 1936 (Able Seaman)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Able Seaman)
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Biographical Information:

Ernest was born on 24th March 1900 in Byfield, Northamptonshire to parents Harry and Mary Maycock. He was the husband of Nellie Maycock, of Far Cotton, Northampton. He was 41 years old at the time of his loss.

History of ships served in and ratings held:

Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
16th January 191822nd March 1918PowerfulBoy 2nd ClassADM188/814
23rd March 191829th April 1918PowerfulBoy 1st ClassADM188/814
30th April 191827th May 1918CordeliaBoy 1st ClassADM188/814
28th May 191827th November 1918CordeliaOrdinary SeamanADM188/814
28th November 191828th February 1919CordeliaAble SeamanADM188/814
1st March 191931st March 1919Victory IAble SeamanADM188/814
1st April 191911th December 1919Cyclops (ML 72)Able SeamanADM188/814
12th December 191922nd January 1920Victory IAble SeamanADM188/814
23rd January 192020th May 1921OsborneAble SeamanADM188/814
21st May 192122nd June 1921Victory IAble SeamanADM188/814
23rd June 192118th January 1924ThundererAble SeamanADM188/814
19th January 192423rd May 1924ExcellentAble SeamanADM188/814
24th May 192426th April 1926DolphinAble SeamanADM188/814
27th April 192630th June 1928Egmont II (Whitehall)Able SeamanADM188/814
1st July 192817th July 1928Victory II (Whitehall)Able SeamanADM188/814
18th July 19286th September 1928Victory IAble SeamanADM188/814
7th September 192831st December 1929ExcellentAble SeamanADM188/814
1st January 193031st August 1932NelsonAble SeamanADM363/289
1st September 19321st September 1932Victory IAble SeamanADM363/289
2nd September 193218th July 1933ExcellentAble SeamanADM363/289
19th July 19333rd October 1935SuffolkAble SeamanADM363/289
4th October 19357th September 1936Pembroke II Marshal Soult)Able SeamanADM363/289
8th September 193624th May 1941HoodAble SeamanADM363/289

Additional Photographs
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)

Ernest's name is in Column 3 of Panel 48.

Detail of Ernest'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)
Ernest's daughter, Mrs O. Mead (photo, 2001)
The National Archives (ADM 188/814)