-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
Hector Robert Rae

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Date of birth: 17th November 1913
Place of birth: Calbourne, Isle of Wight, England
Parents: Robert and Gertrude Rae
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Plumber 3rd Class
Service Number: P/MX 54109
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Hector was born on 17th November 1913 in Calbourne, Isle of Wight to Robert and Gertrude Rae. The family lived in Totland Bay. He was 27 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

Photos of the memorial

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Ian March (photo, 1999)