-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
Henry George Pitts

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Date of birth: 15th February 1915
Place of birth: Croydon, Surrey, England
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pitts
Wife: Rosina Pitts
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 235197
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Henry was born on 15th February 1915 in Croydon, Surrey to Mr and Mrs Henry Pitts. He was the husband of Rosina Pitts, of Streatham, London. He was 26 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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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)





Henry's name is in Column 1 of Panel 51.





Detail of Henry's name.






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