-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
Ernest Drury

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Date of birth: 8th April 1923
Place of birth: Runcorn, Cheshire, England
Parents: Sarah Drury
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Signalman
Service Number: P/JX 164198
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Ernest was born on 8th April 1923 in Runcorn, Cheshire to Sarah Drury. They later lived in Warrington, Lancashire. He was 18 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)
His shipmate, A.E.P. "Ted" Briggs (photo, 2001)