-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
Ronald Morgan

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Date of birth: 4th April 1921
Place of birth: Bedwellty, Monmouthshire, Wales
Parents: Samuel and Selina Morgan
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 3386
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

Ronald was born on 4th April 1921 in Bedwelty, Monmouthshire, Wales. He was the youngest son of Samuel and Selina Morgan. The family later lived in Burton Latimer, Northamptonshire. Prior to joining the Marines in 1939, he worked for Messrs Buckby Bros (boot manufacturers). He was also a member of the Burton Latimer cricket team.

He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.




Additional Photographs
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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 59, Column 1






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






Kettering War Memorial









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
John Stanyard (information & photos from The Kettering Leader, September 2011)