-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
Sidney Murray

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Date of birth: 4th April 1921
Place of birth: Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Parents: Walter and Henrietta Murray
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Electrical Artificer 5th Class
Service Number: P/MX 53190
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Sid, as he was known, was born on 4th April 1921 in Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, Wales to Walter and Henrietta Murray. He had two sisters, Joy and Betty. The family later lived in Southsea, Hampshire. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

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)

Sidney's name is in Column 1 of Panel 57.

Detail of Sidney'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 nephew, Jon Whowell (information & photo, July 2010 & January 2011)