-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
Raymond Harry Utteridge

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Date of birth: 17th May 1914
Place of birth: Felixstowe, Suffolk, England
Parents: James and Bessie Utteridge
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer Telegraphist
Service Number: P/JX 155190
Joined Hood: 14th May 1934
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Petty Officer Telegraphist)
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Biographical Information:

Raymond was born on 17th May 1914 in Felixstowe, Suffolk to James and Bessie Utteridge. The family lived in Falkenham, Suffolk. He had a brother, Morris and a sister, Mavis. He was serving as an Acting Petty Officer Telegraphist and was 27 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)
His great nephew, Graham Read (information & photo, November 2009)