-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 Ralph Collins

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Date of birth: 30th July 1916
Place of birth: Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Parents: Alfred and Kathleen Collins
Wife: Dorothy Collins
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer
Service Number: P/JX 137201
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






Biographical Information:

Arthur was born on 30th July 1916 in Salisbury, Wiltshire to Alfred and Kathleen Collins. He was the husband of Dorothy Collins. He was serving as an Acting Petty Officer and was 24 years old at the time of his loss.




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None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 46, Column 1






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









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Arthur's son, Michael Collins (photo, 2001)