-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 Brown

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Date of birth: 25th July 1901
Place of birth: Alverstoke, Hampshire, England
Parents: William and Frances Brown
Wife: Kathleen Brown
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/21742
Joined Hood: 28th May 1937 (Marine)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Marine)
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Biographical Information:

Arthur was born on 25th July 1901 in Alverstoke, Hampshire to parents William and Frances Brown. He joined the Royal Marines on 03 February 1923. He was the husband of Kathleen Brown, of Crowland, Lincolnshire.

Arthur was 39 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

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)

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

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)
The National Archives (ADM 159/199)