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In Remembrance of
Peter Malcolm Yarrow

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Date of birth: 20th November 1921
Place of birth: Pinner, Middlesex, England
Parents: Alfred and Evelyn Yarrow
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 234957
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Peter was born on 20th November 1921 in Pinner, Middlesex. He was the youngest son of Alfred and Evelyn Yarrow. The family later lived in How Green, Hever, Kent. His older brother brother Gordon also died during the war (R.A.F.V.R.). Peter was 19 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Private memorial to Peter and his brother Gordon at St Peter's Church, Hever, Kent.

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)

Peter's name is in Column 2 of Panel 51.

Detail of Peter'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)
Mary Mckeown (photo & information derived from the "Aberdeen Journal", September 2013)
Stephen Reynolds - private memorial photograph and information December 2021.