-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 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.





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