-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
Richard Edward Veal

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Date of birth: 8th October 1920
Place of birth: Bournemouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: Edward and Emily Veal
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 100446
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

Richard was born on 8th October 1920 to Edward and Emily Veal, of Bournemouth, Hampshire. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.




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None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 55, Column 3






Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Richard's sister, Mrs J. Owen, (photo, 2001)