-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:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Ernest was born on 19th November 1914 in Liverpool, Lancashire to Mr and Mrs William Forrest. The family later lived in Leicester. He was 26 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 57, Column 2

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

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