-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
Irving Thirlwell Raw

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Date of birth: 22nd October 1917
Place of birth: Bishop Auckland, County Durham, England
Parents: Robert and Margaret Raw
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 18054
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Irving was born on 22nd October 1917 in Bishop Auckland, County Durham to Robert and Margaret Raw. He was 23 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

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

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

Detail of Irving'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)