-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Percy William Fairlie

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Date of birth: 30th October 1920
Place of birth: Deptford, London, England
Parents: Percy and Catherine Fairlie
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 100500
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Percy was born on 30th October 1920 in Deptford, London to Percy and Catherine Fairlie. The family later lived in Greenwich, London. He is known to have had a twin sister, Margaret (known as Eileen) and a younger brother named Sid. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Percy's name is in Column 1 of Panel 55.

Detail of Percy's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Percy's brother, ST Fairlie, Tony Green & Duncan MacDonald-Heaney (photo, January 2007)
Lee Kearley (information, June 2014)