-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
Phillip 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:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

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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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 52, Column 2

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

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)