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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Thomas Gordon Putt Luxmoore

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Date of birth: 13th May 1912
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Paymaster Lieutenant
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Tommy, as he was known, was born on 13th May 1912, the son of Captain Henry Luxmoore (RN retired). His mother is believed to have come from Tasmania. The family lived at Plantation College, Bearsted (Maidstone, Kent). He was educated at the King's School Rochester and at Lancing College from 1926 to 1929. Upon joining the Navy he became a paymaster and ultimately the Flag Captain's secretary. He was 29 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)

Thomas's name is in Column 3 of Panel 45.

Detail of Thomas'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)
Navy Lists
John Hamblin (information, March 2010)
June Brook (information, February 2011)
Tom Sutcliffe (information, June 2018)