-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
Sidney Charles Pearse

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Date of birth: 5th April 1922
Place of birth: Andover, Hampshire, England
Parents: Sgt. Sidney Pearse, 1st Battalion, The Devonshire Regiment & Amy Pearse
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 28576
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Sidney was born on 4th April 1922 in Andover, Hampshire to Sgt. Sidney Pearse, 1st Battalion, The Devonshire Regiment, and of Amy Pearse. The family lived in Abbotts Ann, Hampshire. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss.




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Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England


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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England


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Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)