-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
Thomas William Nicholson

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Date of birth: 23rd June 1916
Place of birth: Gateshead, County Durham, England
Parents: William and Emily Nicholson
Wife: Flora Nicholson
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Cook
Service Number: P/MX 56829
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






Biographical Information:

Thomas was born on 23rd June 1916 in Gateshead, County Durham to parents William and Emily Nicholson. He was the husband of Flora Nicholson, of Gateshead. He was 24 years old at the time of his loss.




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None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 57, 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 granddaughter, Susan Jackson (photos & information, December 2008)