-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
Chainbar divider

In Remembrance of
Lewis John Taylor

Photo of
Date of birth: 30th October 1910
Place of birth: Barnstaple, Devon, England
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Taylor
Wife: Edith Taylor
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 541
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
Click here to print memorial poster




Biographical Information:

Lewis was born on 30th October 1910 in Barnstaple, Devonshire to Samuel and Maud Taylor. He was the husband of Edith Taylor, of Gosport, Hampshire. He was 30 years old at the time of his loss.





Additional Photos



Lewis, Edith and their children




Lewis with his parents




Lewis & Edith's wedding day






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








Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Mark Farmer (Photos, May 2011)