-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
Reginald William Palmer

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Date of birth: 21st March 1914
Place of birth: East Ham, London, England
Parents: Frederick and Louisa Palmer
Wife: Marjorie Palmer
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Sergeant
Service Number: PO/X 1063
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






Biographical Information:

Reginald was born on 21st March 1914 in East Ham, London to Frederick and Louisa Palmer. He was the husband of Marjorie Palmer, of Portchester, Hampshire. He was serving as a Sergeant (Temporary) and was 27 years old at the time of his loss.




Additional Photographs
None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 58, Column 2






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)
Reginald's daughter, Anita Purnell (photo, 2001)