-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
Hamilton King Davies

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Date of birth: 1922
Place of birth: West Derby, Lancashire, England
Parents: Captain Bertram Davies, O.B.E., R.N.R., and Ida Davies
Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Rank: Midshipman
Joined Hood: 10th April 1940
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Midshipman R.N.V.R.)
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Biographical Information:

Tony, as he was known, was the son of Captain Bertram Davies, O.B.E., R.N.R., and Ida Davies, of Mossley Hill, Liverpool. His father was Commodore of the Cunard Line and had served as Captain of the R.M.S. Queen Mary during the Second World War.

Tony was 19 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
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)

Hamilton's name is in Column 3 of Panel 60.

Detail of Hamilton'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)
ADM 101/565
Hamilton's cousin, Mr John Patrick (photo, May 2001 & information, Oct 2007)