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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Owen O'Neil

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Date of birth: 6th December 1922
Place of birth: Flint, Flintshire, Wales
Parents: Thomas and Florence O Neil
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 162660
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Owen was born on 6th December 1922 to Thomas and Florence O'Neil, of Flint, Flintshire, Wales. He was the second of four sons, the others being Charlie, Arthur and George. Owen was known to have been an all-round sportsman, who excelled in boxing and sprinting. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
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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)

Owen's name is in Column 1 of Panel 51.

Detail of Owen'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, John O'Neil (photo & information, November 2010 & January 2011)