-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 08-Feb-2017

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Able Seaman Jack Ford, courtesy of his sister, Beryl Ford, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 158900
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Jack was born on 25 January 1923 to Ernest and Ida Ford, of Fernhurst, Sussex. He attended The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook from September 1934 to June 1938. He entered the Navy and was trained at H.M.S. St Vincent. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 48, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Jack Ford during gunnery training
Above- A photo of Jack during gunnery training
Jack Ford on leave    Jack Ford and his bicycle
Above/Left- Jack on leave; Above/Right- Jack and his bicycle

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Jack's sister, Beryl Ford (photos, 2001)
Monty Callow, Alumni Relations Officer, The Royal Hospital School (information, November 2016)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)