-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
Hubert George Wicks

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Date of birth: 6th September 1921
Place of birth: Poole, Dorset, England
Parents: Rowland and Edith Wicks
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 152075
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Hubert was born on 6th September 1921 in Poole, Dorset to Rowland and Edith Wicks. He attended The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook from January 1935 to September 1937. He entered the Navy and was trained at H.M.S. St. Vincent. He was engaged to Yvonne Delphine Elizabeth Meaton. 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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Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Mrs Lorraine Richards (information, July 2014)
Monty Callow, Alumni Relations Officer, The Royal Hospital School (information, November 2016)