-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
Norman Boneham

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Date of birth: 4th August 1922
Place of birth: Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Parents: Mrs. E. Boneham
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 4228
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Norman born on 4th August 1922 at 10 Stoke Row, Coventry to parents Mr and Mrs J Boneham. He was their third son. The family resided at 91 Shakespeare Street, Coventry. He attended Stoke County School. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Norman attending the wedding of shipmate Ronald Gale, March 1941

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)

Norman's name is in Column 3 of Panel 58.

Detail of Norman'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 sister, Mrs. E. Robinson (photo, January 2007)
Mark Rushworth (photo & information, May 2008)
Trevor Harkin (information, July 2008)
Reg Gale (photo, October 2012)