-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 09-Mar-2010

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Chief Petty Officer Writer John J Forrester, courtesy  of  his grandson, John Wilson, August 2002
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Chief Petty Officer Writer
Service Number: P/M 27902
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: John was born on 28 August 1899 in Broughton, Cumberland to William and Sarah Forrester. He was the husband of Margaret Forrester, of Camerton, Cumberland. Sadly, John was due to retire from the service sometime during the Summer of 1941. He was 41 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 57, Column 2 (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
His grandson, John Wilson (photo & information, August 2002)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)