-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Edward Reuben Harvey

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Date of birth: 3rd October 1913
Place of birth: Chertsey, Surrey, England
Parents: James and Ada Harvey
Wife: Mary Harvey
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Cook (O)
Service Number: P/MX 50106
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

"Ted" as he was known, was born on 3rd October 1913. He was the youngest son of James and Ada Harvey of 12 Foxhills Road, Ottershaw, Chertsey, Surrey. He was the husband of Mary Harvey, of Dunoon, Argyllshire. Ted is believed to have joined the Navy circa 1932. He served aboard the aircraft carrier H.M.S. Courageous prior to joining Hood. Shortly before he was lost, he had passed qualification exams for promotion to Petty Officer.

Ted was 27 years old at the time of his loss.

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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)

Edward's name is in Column 3 of Panel 57.

Detail of Edward'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)
The Surrey Herald, May 1941
Ted's nephew, David Embury (photo & information, January 2007)