-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
Charles Ernest Wright

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Date of birth: 18th October 1915
Place of birth: Newark, Nottinghamshire, England
Parents: Jesse and Florence Wright
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer Telegraphist
Service Number: P/JX 136683
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Charles was born on 18th October 1915 in Newark, Nottinghamshire to Jesse and Florence Wright. The family later lived in Grantham, Lincolnshire. He was 25 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)
Sue Selvey (photo, 2001)