-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
Christopher Henry Congreve Dent

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Date of birth:
Parents: Howard and Olive Dent
Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Rank: Surgeon Lieutenant
Service Number: N/A
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Christopher was the son of Doctor Howard Dent and Olive Dent, of Pattingham, Staffordshire. Christopher was educated at The Old Hall (Wellington), Marlborough, and Christ College, Cambridge (B.A., M.B., B.Ch., Cantab). Following his education, he served as house physician at Addenbrooke Hospital, Cambridge and house surgeon at St Mary's Hospital, London.

He was 28 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 60, Column 3

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)
Christopher's sister, Mrs. P.M.C. Lloyd (photo & information, February 2007)