-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
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
Harry Trevor Payne

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Date of birth: 6th August 1921
Place of birth: Staines, Middlesex, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 32260
Joined Hood: 29th March 1940
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Able Seaman)
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Biographical Information:

Trevor, as he was known to his family and friends, was born on 6th August 1921 in Staines, Middlesex. Prior to the war, he worked as a welder at the Morris Radiators Company, Cowley, Oxford. Trevor enlisted in the Navy on 20th December 1939. He received his initial training at H.M.S. Royal Arthur. From there he went on to H.M.S. Victory and H.M.S. Vernon before joining the crew of Hood. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Trevor and mates aboard Hood, late 1940/early 1941

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)

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

Detail of Harry'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)
Trevor's brother, Mr DF Payne (photos & information, July 2002)