-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
Arthur George Varndell

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Date of birth: 25th October 1914
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Wife: Emily Edith Varndell
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker Petty Officer
Service Number: P/KX 82411
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Arthur was born on 25th October 1914 in Portsmouth, Hampshire. He is known to have a son named Derek. He was serving as an Acting Stoker Petty Officer and was 26 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)
Kristy McLauchlan (photo, November 2012)