-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
Frank Alfred Erridge

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Date of birth: 7th July 1920
Place of birth: Hailsham, Sussex, England
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth Erridge
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Telegraphist
Service Number: P/JX 151516
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Frank was born on 07 July 1920 to Robert and Elizabeth Erridge, of Hailsham, Sussex. He lived in number 14 Mess aboard Hood. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Gee and a group of Marine from Hood. Gee is at the front shielding his eyes.

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)

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

Detail of Frank'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)
David Robichaud (photo, 2000)