-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
Francis Raynor

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Date of birth: 12th July 1922
Place of birth: Fleetwood, Lancashire, England
Parents: Mrs. M. Raynor
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Signalman
Service Number: P/JX 155472
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Francis was born on 12th July 1922 in Fleetwood, Lancashire to Mrs. M. Raynor. The family lived in Blackburn. He was 18 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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Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Andy Moreland (photo, August 2009)