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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Lawrence Crawley

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Date of birth: 5th January 1915
Place of birth: Manchester, Lancashire, England
Parents: Dennis and May Crawley
Wife: Margaret Crawley
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 91649
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Larry, as he was known, was born on 5th January 1915 in Manchester, Lancashire to Dennis and May Crawley. He was the husband of Margaret Crawley, of Moss Side, Manchester. He was 26 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Larry (second from left) and shipmates at Trincomalee, Ceylon (Sir Lanka)

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Lawrence's name is in Column 1 of Panel 55.

Detail of Lawrence's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His nephew, Keith Brown (photo, 2000)
His niece, Heather Brown (photo, 2014)