-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
Ronald Pacy

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Date of birth: 17th April 1920
Place of birth: Grantham, Lincolnshire, England
Parents: Henry and Kate Pacy
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Engine Room Artificer 4th Class
Service Number: P/MX 60180
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Ronald was born on 17th April 1920 in Grantham, Lincolnshire to parents Henry and Kate Pacy. The family lived in Bracebridge. His father was an inspector for the Corporate Transport Department and a World War One veteran.

Ronald was educated at Sincil Bank School Work. After school, he worked as an Apprentice Engineer at Messrs William Foster and Co. He was well known in Lincoln sporting circles and helped form the Sincil Band Old Boys Football Club.

Ronald enlisted in the Royal Navy in 1939. He was serving as an Acting Engine Room Artificer 4th Class and was 21 years old at the time of his loss.




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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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Lincoln War Memorial, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England


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A view of the memorial.





Ronald's name along with other casualties of World War 2 from Lincoln.






Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Steven Vernon (information, December 2002)