-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
Frederick Mervyn Davies

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Date of birth: 4th July 1918
Place of birth: Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 172620
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Frederick was born on 4th July 1918 in Merthyr, Glamorgan, Wales. He later lived in Peacehaven, Sussex. He was 22 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

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)

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

Detail of Frederick'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)
Mervyn's niece, Mrs. Audrey F Griffiths (photo & information, Nov 2001)
Mr. Malcolm Troak (photo, 2001)