-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 Charles Emery

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Date of birth: 24th September 1905
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: Richard and Emma Emery
Wife: Mary Jane Emery
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker Petty Officer
Service Number: P/K 63730
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)






Biographical Information:

Charlie as he was known, was born on 24th September 1905 in Portsmouth, Hampshire. He was one of 4 sons born to Richard and Emma Emery.

He later became the husband of Mary Jane Emery, of North End, Portsmouth. Together, they had one son (also named Richard Charles). Charlie was 35 years old at the time of his loss.





Additional Photos



Charlie as a young sailor





Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 54, 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 son, Richard Charles Emery (photo & information, May 2004)
Louise Roulston (photo, October 2008)