-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 Boy 1st Class David Thow Hennessy, courtesy of his sister, Julie Hennessey Bell, January 2004
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 162460
Date Joined Hood: Early 1940
Biographical Information: David was born on 14 January 1924. He was the oldest son of David and Mary Hennessy, of Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Prior to joining the Navy in 1939/1940, he workd at Don Brothers, Buist and Company. He was trained at the Caledonia and Isle of Man before joining Hood in early 1940. David was 17 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 51, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Boy 1st Class David Thow Hennessey, courtesy of Mary Mochan, February 2004
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
David's sister, Julie Hennessy Bell (photo, January 2004)
Mary Mochan (photo & information, February 2004)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009