-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-Dec-2017

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Leading Seaman Jack Harty, courtesy of Dave Weaver, April 2004
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 21656
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Jack was born on 07 December 1920 in Carnarvon, Carnarvonshire, Wales to Jack and Ann Harty. The family later lived in Tividale, Staffordshire. He was serving as an Acting Leading Seaman (Temporary) and was 20 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 46, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
St Giles Church, Rowley Regis, West Midlands
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Jack Harty and his Oppo, courtesy of Dave Weaver, April 2004
Above- A photo of Jack and his unidentified "Oppo" standing next to the Hood's Disinfector House, circa 1937.

March 1941 letter from Jack Harty March 1941 letter from Jack Harty
Above- A letter written by Jack in March 1941. Click to enlarge.

April 1941 letter from Jack Harty April 1941 letter from Jack Harty
Above- Another letter written by Jack, this time in April 1941. Click to enlarge.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Dave Weaver (photos and information, April 2004)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009