-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 05-Apr-2019

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Ordinary Seaman Howard Wilson Galliott nt, courtesy of B. McKenzie, 2001

1941 Newfoundland flag

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 212480
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Harold was born on 12 July 1919 in Bonne Bay, Newfoundland to Wilson and Mary Galliott. The family later lived in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. He was a member of the Church Lads' Brigade in St Johns, Newfoundland.

Harold was a member of the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit (NOFU No. 0400) and was later transferred to the Royal Navy. Hood is believed to have been his only ship. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 58, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Church Lad's Brigade HQ Memorial, St John's,
Newfoundland Book of Remembrance
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Jim Roache (biographical information, May 2006)
Terry Hissey & Col Adrian Heffernan, CLB (information & memorial photo, April 2011)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)