-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
Bryan Clement James Roach

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Date of birth: April 1919
Place of birth: Launceston, Cornwall, England
Parents: Lieutenant-Commander A. Roach, RN and Bessie Roach
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Lieutenant (E)
Joined Hood: 1st January 1941
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Lieutenant (E))
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Biographical Information:

Bryan was Was born in April 1919 in Launceston the son of Lieutenant-Commander Arthur James Roach, R.N. and Bessie Roach, of Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex. He was 22 years old at the time of his loss.

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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)

Bryan's name is in Column 2 of Panel 45.

Detail of Bryan'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)
Bryan's nephew, Alistair Roach (photo, 2001)