-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
Reginald Frank Edmiston

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Date of birth: 31st January 1903
Place of birth: Ventnor, Isle of Wight, England
Parents: Samuel and Emma Edmiston
Wife: Elsie Edmiston
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Chief Engine Room Artificer
Service Number: P/M 33264
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






Biographical Information:

Reginald was born on 31st January 1903 in Ventnor, Isle of Wight to parents Samuel and Emma Edmiston. He attended The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook from September 1914 to July 1918. He entered the Navy and was trained at H.M.S. Fisgard. He was the husband of Elsie Edmiston. He was 38 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 53, 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)
His great-nephew, Ian Cook (photo, October 2019)
Monty Callow, Alumni Relations Officer, The Royal Hospital School (information, November 2016)