-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
Richard James Dyas

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Date of birth: 26th January 1915
Place of birth: Mountain Ash, Glamorgan, Wales
Parents: Jack and Alice Dyas
Wife: Megan Dyas
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 106580
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






Biographical Information:

Richard was born on 26th January 1915 in Mountain Ash, Glamorgan, Wales to Jack and Alice Dyas. He was the husband of Megan Dyas, of Bournemouth, Hampshire. He was 26 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 56, Column 1






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









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)