-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
George Pearson

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Date of birth: 15th August 1919
Place of birth: E. Chevington, Northumberland, England
Parents: George and Mary Pearson
Wife: Mary Pearson
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Cook (O)
Service Number: P/MX 57366
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

George was born on 15th August 1919 in East Chevington, Northumberland to George and Mary Pearson. He was the husband of Mary Pearson and they lived at 39 Campbell Street, Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. Together, they had one son, also named George.

George was in the Navy for three years and had served aboard H.M.S. Frobisher prior to joining in Hood. He was serving as a Leading Officers Cook (Temporary) and was 21 years old at the time of his loss.

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

George's name is in Column 1 of Panel 58.

Detail of George'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)
Mary Mckeown (information derived from the "Evening Telegraph", September 2013)
Susan Best (information, March 2016)