-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
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
Henry Charles Taylor

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Date of birth: 21st September 1920
Place of birth: Islington, London, England
Parents: William and Alice Taylor
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 95933
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

"Buck", as we was known to his shipmates, was born on 21st September 1920 to parents William and Alice Taylor. He was born in Islington, London, but the family later relocated to Carshalton, Surrey. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

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 3 of Panel 55.

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 Taylor (photo, 2001, information September 2004)
Buck's shipmate, Melville Percival (profile photo, February 2004)