-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
Hamilton King Davies

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Date of birth:
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
Service Number: N/A
Joined Hood: 10th April 1940
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







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.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 60, Column 3






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









Sources
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)