-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
Claude Byne Rodgman

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Date of birth: 15th July 1919
Place of birth: Bideford, Devon, England
Parents: Beatrice Rodgman
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 19334
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Claude was born on 15th July 1919 in Bideford, Devonshire to Beatrice Rodgman. He was adopted and raised by Beatrice's sister, Katherine Mary Hockin. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 49, Column 2

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)
Sue Curtis (photo & information, April 2006)