-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
Arthur Samuel Pearce

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Date of birth: 15th October 1919
Place of birth: Bristol, Gloucestershire, England
Parents: Henry and Mary Pearce
Wife: Lillian Pearce
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 103732
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






Biographical Information:

Arthur was born on 15th October 1919 in Bristol, Gloucestershire to Henry any Mary Pearce. He was the husband of Lillian Pearce. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss.





Additional Photos



Arthur and Lillian on their wedding day





Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 55, 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)
Arthur's brother, Harold Pearce (photo, April 2007)