-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
Ronald Charles Earwaker

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Date of birth: 25th September 1922
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: Charles and Flora Earwaker
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 159520
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Ronald was born on 25th September 1922 in Portsmouth, Hampshire to Charles and Flora Earwaker. The family later lived in Fishbourne, Sussex. He is known to have had a sister.

Ronald was trained at H.M.S. St. Vincent before joining Hood.  He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
None at this time.


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 47, Column 3

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)
Joan Langhorne & Ronald's sister, Mrs Hind (photo & information, April 2017)