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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Fred Hodgson Piper

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Date of birth: 7th October 1915
Place of birth: Whorlton, Northumberland, England
Parents: Samuel and Harriet Piper
Wife: May Piper
Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Rank: Ordinary Signalman
Service Number: C/TD/X 2012
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Fred was born on 7th October 1915 in Whorlton, Northumberland to Samuel and Harriet Piper. He was the husband of May Piper, of Blackhlll Rocks, County Durham. He was 25 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

Chatham Naval Memorial, Chatham, Kent, England

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

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Photo from Susan Elliott, granddaughter of friends of Fred, September 2023.