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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
Frank Edward Murphy

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Date of birth: 1st January 1920
Place of birth: Eastbourne, Sussex, England
Parents: Thomas and May Murphy
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 92905
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Frank was born on 1st January 1920. He was one of eight children born to Thomas and May Murphy, of Eastbourne, Sussex. His brother Tommy (William Thomas Murphy) also served in Hood (June 1939 to March 1941).

Additional Photos

A rug created by Peter Murphy to honour Frank

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)

Frank's name is in Column 2 of Panel 55.

Detail of Frank'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 brother, Peter Murphy (Photo, September 2003)