-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
Henry Joseph Mepham

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Date of birth: 11th April 1909
Place of birth: Barry, Glamorgan, Wales
Parents: Henry and Sarah Mepham
Wife: Ellen Mepham
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Engine Room Artificer 3rd Class
Service Number: P/MX 51626
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Henry was born on 11th April 1909 in Barry Dock, Glamorgan, Wales to Henry and Sarah Mepham. He was the husband of Ellen Mepham, of Barry. He was 32 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)





Henry's name is in Column 2 of Panel 53.





Detail of Henry'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)
Henry's grandson, Alistair Mepham (Photo, 2000)