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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Malcolm McClymont Dowdles

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Date of birth: 17th November 1921
Place of birth: Pollockshields, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Parents: William and Jane Dowdles
Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/CD/X 2882
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Malcolm was born on 17th November 1921 in Pollockshields, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland to William and Jane Dowdles. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss.

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Malcolm's name is in Column 3 of Panel 60.

Detail of Malcolm'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)
His niece, Catherine Auld (photo, August 2005)