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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
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: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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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

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)

Arthur's name is in Column 2 of Panel 55.

Detail of Arthur'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)
Arthur's brother, Harold Pearce (photo, April 2007)