-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
Joseph William Earl

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Date of birth: 23rd June 1916
Place of birth: Middleton, Yorkshire, England
Parents: Robert and Bertha Earl
Wife: Alice Earl
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 107115
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Joseph was born on 23rd June 1916 in Middleton, Yorkshire to parents Robert and Bertha Earl. He is known to have had a brother named William.

Joseph was the husband of Alice Earl, of Middlesbrough, Yorkshire. He was 24 years old at the time of his loss.

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None at this time.


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 56, Column 1

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 nephew, Joseph Earl (photo & information, April 2018)