-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
Henry Frederick Huntley

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Date of birth: 10th December 1903
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: Henry and Elizabeth Huntley
Wife: Gladys Huntley
Previous occupation: Plumber
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Plumber 1st Class
Service Number: P/MX 45525
Joined Hood: 7th September 1936 (Plumber 1st Class)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Plumber 1st Class)
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Biographical Information:

Henry was born on 10th December 1903 in Portsmouth, Hampshire to Henry and Elizabeth Huntley. He was the was the husband of Gladys Huntley, of Cosham, Hampshire. Together they had two daughters, Sylvia and Grace. He was 37 years old at the time of his loss.

History of ships served in and rate held:

Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
12th July 192630th September 1926Victory IIActing Plumber 4th ClassADM362/49
1st October 19264th January 1927FisgardActing Plumber 4th ClassADM362/49
5th January 192711th July 1927RevengeActing Plumber 4th ClassADM362/49
12th July 19272nd January 1928RevengePlumber 4th ClassADM362/49
3rd January 192829th April 1929FisgardPlumber 4th ClassADM362/49
30th April 19296th June 1929Vivid II - IV (Iron Duke)Plumber 4th ClassADM363/604
7th June 192911th July 1929Iron DukePlumber 4th ClassADM363/604
12th July 192910th November 1931Iron DukePlumber 3rd ClassADM363/604
11th November 193120th June 1932Victory IIPlumber 3rd ClassADM363/604
21st June 193211th July 1932VindictivePlumber 3rd ClassADM363/604
12th July 193230th September 1932VindictivePlumber 2nd ClassADM363/604
1st October 193217th October 1932EffinghamPlumber 2nd ClassADM363/604
18th October 193218th July 1933Victory IIPlumber 2nd ClassADM363/604
19th July 193311th July 1935SuffolkPlumber 2nd ClassADM363/604
12th July 193526th September 1935SuffolkPlumber 1st ClassADM363/604
27th September 193510th February 1936Victory IIPlumber 1st ClassADM363/604
11th February 19366th September 1936CuracoaPlumber 1st ClassADM363/604
7th September 193624th May 1941HoodPlumber 1st ClassADM363/604

Additional Photographs
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 3 of Panel 56.

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)
Henry's son, H.A. Huntley (photo, 2001)
Paul Kelly (information, June 2017)