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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
James Pae

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Date of birth: 27th March 1912
Place of birth: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Parents: Hugh and Ann Pae
Wife: Marjorie Pae
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 15163
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

James was born on 27th March 1912 in Edinburgh, Scotland, the second of three sons born to Hugh and Ann Pae. He attended Canongate School on High Street. Jame is known to have lived and worked in Canada at some point before joining the Navy.

He married his wife Marjorie in Portsmouth on 29 May 1937. Together they had two children, Marjorie and Hugh. He is known to have served in China aboard H.M.S. Bee before joining the crew of Hood. He was 29 years old at the time of his loss.

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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)

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

Detail of James'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 daughter, Marjorie Pae (photo & information, February 2010)