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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
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

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)

Raymond's name is in Column 2 of Panel 52.

Detail of Raymond'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)
His great nephew, Graham Read (information & photo, November 2009)