-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
Snowden Foggan Orange Richardson

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Date of birth: 17th December 1917
Place of birth: Bedlington, Northumberland, England
Parents: Richard and Mary Richardson
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 100452
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Snowden was born on 17th December 1917 to Richard and Mary Richardson, of Bedlington, Northumberland. He was a painter/decorator before joining the Navy. He was 23 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 55, Column 3

Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Sheila Halliday (photo, April 2002)
Phil Shortis (information and photo, December 2019)