-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
Arthur William Saunders

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Date of birth: 25th April 1920
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: Arthur and Kate Saunders
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Engine Room Artificer 4th Class
Service Number: P/MX 51779
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Arthur was born on 24th April 1920 to Arthur and Kate Saunders, of Hilsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire. He was serving as an Acting Engine Room Artificer 4th Class and was 21 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)