-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
Arthur Thomas Bridge

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Date of birth: 6th October 1919
Place of birth: Banbury, Oxfordshire, England
Parents: Thomas and Helena Bridge
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Telegraphist
Service Number: P/SSX 33040
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Arthur was born on 6th October 1919 in Banbury, Oxford to parents Thomas and Helena Bridge. The family lived in Kingham, Oxfordshire. He entered the Navy to undergo wireless and telegraphy training in January 1940. Hood was his only ship. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

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)

Arthur's name is in Column 3 of Panel 52.

Detail of Arthur'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)
Arthur's sister, Mrs P. Dunbar (photo & information, July 2001)
His nephew, Robert Dunbar (photo, April 2004)