-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 19-May-2019

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Ordinary Seaman Kenneth Walter Javan, courtesy of Mary McKeown, May 2019
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 251520
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Ken was born on 04 December 1912 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. He was the only son of Thomas and Gertrude Javan of 267 Woodborough Rd. He was educated at High Pavement School. He was the husband of Vera Javan and father of Keith Graham Javan, of 19 Bonnington Crescent, Sherwood.

Ken worked as assistant superintendent for an insurance company prior to joining the Navy in January 1941. He was 28 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 50, Column 3 (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
Heather M. Parkinson (information, Oct 2002)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)