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

We will remember them
Chainbar divider

In Remembrance of
Norman Armstrong

Photo of
Date of birth: 5th July 1922
Place of birth: Usworth, County Durham, England
Parents: Robert & Charlotte Armstrong
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 158626
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
Click here to print memorial poster

Biographical Information:

Norman was born on 5th July 1922 in Usworth, Co Durham to Robert and Charlotte Armstrong, of Washington, County Durham. He was trained at H.M.S. Caledonia after entering the Navy. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

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)

Norman's name is in Column 1 of Panel 47.

Detail of Norman'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)
Richard Tinney (Photos, February 2017)