-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 18-Dec-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Chief Stoker Charles John Bishop, courtesy of  , 2001

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Chief Stoker
Service Number: P/R 49102
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Charles was born on 30 August 1898 in Claines, Worcestershire to parents John and Kate Bishop. The family moved into Worcester after the start of the First World War. He served as a fireman prior to joining the Royal Navy on 04 February 1918. He went on to serve in a number of ships and establishments to include Victory, Hercules, Tiger, Fisguard, Excellent, Renown and of course Hood.

Charles was the husband of Margaret Bishop, of Portsmouth. He was the father of John, Robert and Margaret. Charles was 42 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 53, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
St George's Church, Barbourne, Worcester
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives (ADM 188/679)
Sandra Taylor (memorial photo, February 2009)