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We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Patrick Lewis Dunne

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Date of birth: 9th May 1908
Place of birth: Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales
Parents: Patrick and Mary Dunne
Wife: Doris Dunne
Previous occupation: Labourer
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer
Service Number: P/J 108617
Joined Hood: 21st June 1939 (Petty Officer)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Petty Officer)
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Biographical Information:

Patrick was born on 9th May 1908 in Tenby, Pembrokeshire to Patrick and Mary Dunne. He is believed to have had two brothers, Joe and John (Jack). He was the husband of Doris Dunne, of Newport, Isle of Wight. He was 33 years old at the time of his loss.

History of ships served in and ratings held:

Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
14th October 192314th June 1924GangesBoy 2nd ClassADM188/864
15th June 192423rd July 1924GangesBoy 1st ClassADM188/864
24th July 19245th September 1924CenturionBoy 1st ClassADM188/864
6th September 19248th May 1926MalayaBoy 1st ClassADM188/864
9th May 192624th August 1926MalayaOrdinary SeamanADM188/864
25th August 192620th September 1926Victory IOrdinary SeamanADM188/864
21st September 192624th January 1937YarmouthOrdinary SeamanADM188/864
25th January 19277th August 1927Egmont (Vendetta)Ordinary SeamanADM188/864
8th August 192711th May 1928Egmont (Vendetta)Able SeamanADM188/864
12th May 192831st March 1929Egmont (Vivacious)Able SeamanADM188/864
1st April 192910th June 1929Victory II - IV (Vivacious)Able SeamanADM363/475
11th June 192919th July 1929Victory I - IIIAble SeamanADM363/475
20th July 192914th August 1930ExcellentAble SeamanADM363/475
15th August 193020th October 1930Victory I - IIIAble SeamanADM363/475
21st October 193030th June 1932Victory XI (Pangbourne)Able SeamanADM363/475
1st July 19321st November 1932Boscowen (Pangbourne)Able SeamanADM363/475
2nd November 193219th January 1933Victory IAble SeamanADM363/475
20th January 193314th July 1935DespatchAble SeamanADM363/475
15th July 193513th September 1935Victory IAble SeamanADM363/475
14th September 193514th November 1935ExcellentAble SeamanADM363/475
15th November 19357th January 1936Victory II (Saladin)Able SeamanADM363/475
8th January 19368th January 1936Victory IAble SeamanADM363/475
9th January 19364th March 1936RepulseAble SeamanADM363/475
5th March 19368th December 1937RepulseLeading SeamanADM363/475
9th December 19378th December 1938RepulseActing Petty OfficerADM363/475
9th December 19383rd January 1939RepulsePetty OfficerADM363/475
4th January 193922nd March 1939RepulseExcellentADM363/475
23rd March 193920th June 1939DenedinPetty OfficerADM363/475
21st June 193924th May 1941HoodPetty OfficerADM363/475

Additional Photographs
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)

Patrick's name is in Column 2 of Panel 46.

Detail of Patrick'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)
The National Archives (ADM 188/864)
His great nephew, John Dunne (information, July 2010)