-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 Ordnance Artificer 4th Class John Kelly, courtesy of Craig Harris, 2005
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordnance Artificer 4th Class
Service Number: P/MX 69321
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: John was born on 21 October 1920 in Carlisle, Cumberland to Thomas and Caroline Kelly. The family later lived in Pelaw, Gateshead, County Durham. He was serving as an Acting Ordnance Artificer 4th Class at the time of Hood's sinking. He 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 56, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
H.M.S. Excellent
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Craig Harris (photo 2005)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)