-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
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:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

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)


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 55, Column 1

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)
His nephew, Keith Brown (photo, 2000)
His niece, Heather Brown (photo, 2014)