-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
Ronald Ayling

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Date of birth: 30th August 1919
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 142821
Joined Hood: 2nd June 1939
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)








Biographical Information:

Ronald was born in Portsmouth on 30th August 1919. He joined Hood in June 1939 and was aged 21 at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 47, Column 1






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









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