In Remembrance of
Stoker Petty Officer
Date Joined Hood:
"Mickey", as he was known, was born on 20 March 1909 in Ballingstraid, Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. He was the husband of Violet Glenn, of Southsea, Hampshire. A talented artist, he was well-known among Hood's
company as the ship's unofficial cartoonist. He was also a member of the popular shipboard band "The Harmony Boys". Mickey was serving as an Acting Stoker Petty Officer (Temporary) and was 32 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.
If you have any additional details, please contact us.
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 54, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Mickey's daughter, Mrs Joan Gover (photo, 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)