-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

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Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Colour Sergeant
Service Number: PO/216779
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: John was born on 29 May 1901 in Folkestone, Kent to Charles and Edith Gough. He was the husband of Dorothy Gough, of Palmers Green, Middlesex. He was 39 years old at the time of his loss. He was fondly remembered in the Portsmouth Evening News, May 1941, as "a magnificent leader, a fine disciplinarian and one of the most popular men in the ship." 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
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Portsmouth Evening News, May 1941
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)