-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
Percy Wilfred Leonard Collyer

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Date of birth: 4th September 1923
Place of birth: Woking, Surrey, England
Parents: Percy and Laura Collyer
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 160791
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Percy was born on 4th September 1923 in Woking, Surrey to Percy and Laura Collyer. The family later lived in Horsell, Surrey. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Percy at H.M.S. St. Vincent


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 51, 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)
Dr Stephen A Mitchell (photo & information, November 2010)