-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Harry Meakin

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Date of birth: 13th August 1912
Place of birth: Maidstone, Kent, England
Parents: Fred and Nellie Meakin
Wife: May Meakin
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 261781
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Harry was born on 13th August 1912 in Maidstone, Kent to Fred and Nellie Meakin. He was the husband of May Meakin, of East Farleigh, Kent. He was 28 years old at the time of his loss.

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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)

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

Detail of Harry'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)