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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Henry John Fowle

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Date of birth: 19th May 1922
Place of birth: Houghton-le-Spring, County Durham, England
Parents: William and Ethel Fowle
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 158758
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Henry and his twin brother Charles were born on 19th May 1922 in Houghton-le-Spring, County Durham to William and Ethel Fowle. The family later lived in Darlington. He was one of seven sons born to the couple. Henry was 19 years old at the time of his loss. His twin brother Charles was lost in the sinking of H.M.S. Ibis in November 1942.

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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)

Henry's name is in Column 1 of Panel 48.

Detail of Henry'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)
Kitty O'Brien (photo, July 2005)
His sister-in-law, Ann Timmins (information, October 2007)