-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
Peter Frederick Arthur Neave

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Date of birth: 30th December 1922
Place of birth: Battersea, London, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 158397
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Peter was born on 30th December 1922, in Battersea, London, Surrey. He entered the Royal Navy as a Boy at age 15. He attended The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook from May 1935 to May 1938. He entered the Navy and was trained at H.M.S. St. Vincent. He joined Hood at age 18 along with his best friend, Leslie French.

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

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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Peter's name is in Column 1 of Panel 49.

Detail of Peter'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)
Mr AE French (photo & information, July 2002)
Monty Callow, Alumni Relations Officer, The Royal Hospital School (information, November 2016)