-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
Arthur James Capstick

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Date of birth: 27th November 1921
Place of birth: Chorlton, Lancashire, England
Parents: Frederick and Margaret Capstick
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 3816
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Arthur was born on 27th November 1921 in Chorlton, Lancashire to Frederick and Margaret Capstick. The family later lived in Ardwick, Manchester. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 58, 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)
Andy Proctor (photo, November 2014)
Keith Conway (photo, 2001)
Mrs TM Southgate (photo, April 2004)