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We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Cyril John Whitewood

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Date of birth: 24th March 1922
Place of birth: Uckfield, Sussex, England
Parents: Sidney and Mary Whitewood
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 153778
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Cyril was born on 24th March 1922 in Uckfield, Sussex to Sidney and Mary Whitewood. The family later lived in Sunningdale, Berkshire. He was 19 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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Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Cyril's brother, Tony Whitewood (photo, 2001)