-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
Ernest William Forrest

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Date of birth: 19th November 1914
Place of birth: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Parents: Mr and Mrs William Forrest
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Writer
Service Number: P/MX 71781
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Ernest was born on 19th November 1914 in Liverpool, Lancashire to Mr and Mrs William Forrest. The family later lived in Leicester. The main photo shows him as a schoolboy.

Ernest was 26 years old at the time of his loss.





Additional Photos



Ernest Forrest with family members.






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)