-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
Philip John Dawson

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Date of birth: 4th January 1924
Place of birth: Rochdale, Lancashire, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Signal Boy
Service Number: P/JX 162941
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

'Jack', as he was known, was born on 4th January 1924 in Rochdale, Lancashire. He later lived in Wilmslow, Cheshire. He was assigned to Hood's Number 7 Mess. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss.

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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)

Phillip's name is in Column 2 of Panel 52.

Detail of Phillip'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)
Mr David Woodcock (photo & information, 2001)