-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
Henry Edward John Sargeaunt

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Date of birth: 24th May 1920
Place of birth: Gateshead, County Durham, England
Parents: Henry and Rose Sargeaunt
Wife: Nancy E. Sargeaunt
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 113377
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

"Harry" as he was known, was born on 24th May 1920 to Henry and Rose Sargeaunt, of Gateshead, County Durham. He was married to Nancy Sargeaunt. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

A photo sent from Harry to Nancy

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)

Henry's name is in Column 2 of Panel 56.

Detail of Henry'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)
Keith Attwood (photo & information, February 2016)