-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
Percival Bennett

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Date of birth: 11th June 1923
Place of birth: Ealing, Middlesex, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 162618
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)








Biographical Information:

Percival was born on 11th June 1923 in Ealing, Middlesex. He was trained at H.M.S. Ganges and his only active assignment was H.M.S. Hood. He is believed to have served in Hood's armoury. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 51, Column 3






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









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His cousin, Sheila M. Bracey (Photo & information, September 2003)