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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
Maurice Percy Randall

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Date of birth: 9th July 1923
Place of birth: Dorking, Surrey, England
Parents: William and Daisy Randall
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 160430
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

"Dick" as he was known, was born on 9th July 1923 in Dorking, Surrey. He was the eldest child of William and Daisy Randall. He had four siblings, Ken, Joyce, Derek and Jack. The family live in Reigate and Maurice attended Reigate Parish School.

Hood was Maurice's first ship and he lived in her Number 3 Mess. He was 17 at the time of his loss.

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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)

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

Detail of Maurice'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)
His nephew, Ian Randall (photo & information, October 2013)