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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Maurice Roy Prangnell

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Date of birth: 8th August 1919
Place of birth: Sandown, Isle of Wight, England
Parents: Maurice and Daisy Prangnell
Wife: Jessie Prangnell
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 172747
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Maurice was born on 8th August 1919 in Sandown, Isle of Wight to Maurice and Daisy Prangnell. He was the husband of Jessie Prangnell, of Shanklin, Isle of Wight. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

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)

Maurice's name is in Column 1 of Panel 49.

Detail of Maurice'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)
Maurice's sister, J. Yalden (photo, 2001)