-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
Reginald George Waterhouse

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Date of birth: 26th November 1921
Place of birth: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Parents: George and Lucy Waterhouse
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 152397
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

Reginald was born on 26th November 1921 in Southampton, Hampshire to George and Lucy Waterhouse. The family lived in Bitterne, Southampton. He had two brothers, Norman and Eric.

Reginald joined the Navy sometime in 1937 and was trained at H.M.S. St Vincent. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss.




Additional Photographs
None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 49, Column 3






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






Hollybrook Cemetery, Southampton









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Carol Bampton (photo & information, November 2014)
Peter Hawtin (photo, November 2014)