-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 Applegarth

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Date of birth: 2nd June 1911
Place of birth: East Boldon, South Shields, Durham, England
Parents: Richard John & Mary Applegarth
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Signalman
Service Number: P/JX 131360
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Richard was born on 2nd June 1911 in East Boldon, South Shields, County Durham to Richard and Mary Applegarth. He was 29 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 52, 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)
Rich Frombaugh (Photo, May 2018)