-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
Thomas Edward Southgate

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Date of birth: 4th February 1922
Place of birth: Mendlesham, Suffolk, England
Parents: Thomas and Kathleen Southgate
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 3799
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

Thomas was born on 4th February 1922 in Mendlesham, Stowmarket, Suffolk to Thomas and Kathleen Southgate. The family later lived in Earsham, Norfolk. He was a member of Hood's Number Four 4" gun crew. Thomas was 19 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 59, Column 2






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









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Thomas' sister-in-law, Mrs TM Southgate (photos, April 2004)