-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
Neil Hamilton Douglas

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Date of birth: 4th May 1921
Place of birth: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Parents: William and Amelia Douglas
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 31498
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Neil was born on 4th May 1921 in Hong Kong to William and Amelia Douglas. The family later lived in Ealing, Middlesex. He rowed for St Paul's school London. He was 20 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)

Neil's name is in Column 3 of Panel 47.

Detail of Neil'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)
Paul & Jane Piercy-Hughes (photo & information, April 2011)