-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-Dec-2017

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Stoker 2nd Class John Carr courtesy of Irene Gray, November 2017

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 100455
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: John was born on 27 March 1917 in Trimdon Grange, County Durham to Robert and Annie Carr. He was raised in Trimdon Grange (though his parents later moved to Buston Street, Newcastle) and had worked in the Wheatley Hill Colliery before joining the Navy in 1939.

He was the husband of Mary Carr, of 28 Byron Terrace, Shotton Colliery, County Durham. Together they had two children. John was 24 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 56, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Irene Gray (photo & information taken from 31st May 1941 "Newcastle Evening Chronicle," July 2017)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)