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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
Curzon Sowerby

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Date of birth: 22nd December 1915
Place of birth: South Shields, County Durham, England
Parents: Curzon and Frances Sowerby
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Writer
Service Number: P/MX 65921
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Curzon was born on 22nd December 1915 in South Shields, County Durham to Curzon and Frances Sowerby. The family later lived in Orpington, Kent. Education: B.Sc.(London). He was 25 years old at the time of his loss.

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Curzon's name is in Column 2 of Panel 57.

Detail of Curzon'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)
Bee Kenchington (photo, January 2004)