-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-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Ordinary Telegraphist Neville William Harris Garry, courtesy of his friend, Mr R Slingsby, May 2004
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Telegraphist
Service Number: P/JX 160682
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Neville was born on 06 July 1922 to William and Ruth Garry, of Smethwick, Staffordshire. He attended Smethwick Junior Technical School from 1934 to 1937.

Neville joined the Navy shortly after leaving school. he was trained at H.M.S. Ganges and was then posted to Hood. He fathered a daughter very shortly before his loss at the age of 18. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 53, 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 childhood friend, Mr R. Slingsby (photo & information, May 2004)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)