-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
Richard Anthony Lee Combes

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Date of birth: 13th August 1920
Place of birth: Poole, Dorset, England
Parents: Percy and Amy Combes
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/FX 80523
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Richard was born on 13th August 1920 to Percy and Amy Combes, of Canford Cliffs, Bournemouth. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 50, Column 2

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)