-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
Neville Heathcote Frodsham

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Date of birth: January 1921
Place of birth: Birkenhead, Lancashire, England
Parents: Harold and Hilda Frodsham
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Sub-Lieutenant
Joined Hood: 12th May 1941
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Sub-Lieutenant)
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Biographical Information:

Neville was the son of Harold and Hilda Frodsham. He became a Midshipman in May 1939 and subsequently saw service in the South Atlantic as well as the Mediterranean whilst assigned to the cruiser H.M.S. Neptune. He was commissioned as an officer early in 1941 and subsequently posted to Hood. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.

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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)

Neville's name is in Column 2 of Panel 45.

Detail of Neville'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)
Neville's sister, Dr. Patricia Ward-Platt (photo, 2001)