-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Francis O'Neill Dall

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Date of birth: 30th April 1922
Place of birth: Leith, Midlothian, Scotland
Parents: David and Margaret Dall
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 158264
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Francis was born on 30th April 1922 in Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland to David and Margaret Dall. Francis served in H.M.S. Royal Oak and had survived her sinking. He was then transferred to the Hood.

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None at this time.

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)

Francis's name is in Column 3 of Panel 47.

Detail of Francis'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)
Brian Donald (information, Sep 2004)
His sister Mrs Mary Grover and his niece Mrs Isabel Frith (photo, October 2007)