-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
Gilbert William Sewell

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Date of birth: 5th January 1908
Place of birth: Malvern, Worcestershire, England
Parents: George and Ethel Sewell
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/ 22568
Joined Hood: 30th September 1936 (Marine)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Marine)
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Biographical Information:

Gilbert was born on 5th January 1908 in Malvern, Worcestershire to George and Ethel Sewell. The family later lived in Blackwood, Monmouthshire, Wales. He was 33 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)

Gilbert's name is in Column 2 of Panel 59.

Detail of Gilbert'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)