-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
Donald Arthur Brookes

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Date of birth: 19th October 1921
Place of birth: Streatham, London, England
Parents: Arthur and Margaret Brookes
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Telegraphist
Service Number: P/SSX 29952
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Donald was born on 19th October 1921 in Streatham, London to parents Arthur and Margaret Brookes. The family later lived in Barnes, Surrey. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 52, Column 3

Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)