-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
Christopher John Birdwood Norman

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Date of birth:
Parents: Captain Cyril Norman and Lydia Norman
Service: Royal Canadian Navy
Rank: Midshipman
Service Number: N/A
Joined Hood: 1st January 1941
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Midshipman, R.I.N.)

Biographical Information:

Christopher was the son of Captain Cyril Norman and Lydia Norman, of Victoria, British Columbia. He attended Victoria College from September 1936 to June 1939. Whilst there, Christopher was an active participant in rugby, cricket, shooting, boxing and cadet corps. He completed over 120 hours in Physics. He is known to have had a brother named Richard. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss.

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

Halifax Memorial, Nova Scotia, Canada

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Mr Chris Varley (photo & information, February 2002)
Mr Frank Wade (group photo, 2001)