-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
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
Arthur William Brewer

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Date of birth: 28th August 1919
Place of birth: Parin, Newfoundland
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 212473
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

1941 Newfoundland flag Arthur was a native of Newfoundland. He was born in Burin, Newfoundland on 28th August 1919. He was a member of the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit (NOFU No. 0010) and was later transferred to the Royal Navy. Hood is believed to have been his only ship. He was the brother of George Brewer, who was also lost in the sinking of Hood. Arthur was 21 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

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)

Arthur's name is in Column 2 of Panel 58.

Detail of Arthur'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)
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Frank Brinston (Photo & information, June 2003)
Jim Roache (biographical information, May 2006)