-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
Campbell Richard Frederick Mills

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Date of birth: 9th April 1921
Place of birth: Croydon, Surrey, England
Parents: Campbell and Lilian Mills
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 234699
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Sonny, as he was known, was born on 9th April 1921 in Croydon, Surrey to Campbell and Lilian Mills. The family lived in Waddon. He trained at H.M.S. Collingwood before being posted to Hood. was 20 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)

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

Detail of Campbell'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)
His younger sister Mrs Edith Elizabeth Thompson (photo, June 2011)