-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the Sinking of Hood, 24th May 1941

Updated 06-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Ordinary Seaman Joseph Milligan Anderson, courtesy of Claire Anderson, December 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 157287
Date Joined Hood: Prior to July 1940
Biographical Information: Joseph was born on 24 December 1924 in Redding, Stirlingshire, Scotland. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 50, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Letter home, page 1   Letter home, page 2   Letter home, page 3   Letter home, page 4   Letter home, page 5
Above- A letter to home written by Joseph in July 1940. It describes the action at Oran/Mers el-Kebir. Click to enlarge.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Joseph's great-niece, Claire Anderson (photo & letter, December 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)