-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
Archibald William Lockhart

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Date of birth: 6th April 1924
Place of birth: Devonport, Devon, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 162870
Joined Hood: 13th May 1941
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Marine)
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Biographical Information:

Archibald was born on 6th April 1924 in Devonport, Devonshire. He joined the Royal Navy on 10 May 1939. His term was to be 12 years.

He begain his training at H.M.S. Caledonia as a Boy 2nd Class on 10th May 1939. He served there until 4th September 1939. He then received further training from 5th September 1939 to 3rd April 1941 at H.M.S. St. George. During his time at St. George he was promoted to Boy 1st Class. Following training, he was posted temporarily at H.M.S. Victory Barracks, Portsmouth. He joined his first ship, H.M.S. Hood, on 13 May 1941.

He was 17 years old at the time of his loss.

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

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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Archibald's name is in Column 3 of Panel 51.

Detail of Archibald'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)