-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
Cecil Arthur Fitchew

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Date of birth: 13th April 1918
Place of birth: Ramsgate, Kent, England
Parents: Charles Edward and Dorothy Fitchew
Wife: Elsie Fitchew
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 227655
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Cecil was born on 13th April 1918 in Ramsgate, Kent to Charles Edward and Dorothy Fitchew. He was the husband of Elsie Fitchew, of Broadstairs, Kent. He was 23 years old at the time of his loss.




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


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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England


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Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Barrie Wootton (photo, October 2010)