-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 Ordinary Coder James Langely, courtesy of June Brook, February 2011

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Coder
Service Number: P/JX 229372
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: James was born on 22 June 1913 in Whitwood, Yorkshire to Tom and May Ann Langley. The family later lived in Darrington, Yorkshire. He was the husband of Nellie Langley. Together they lived in Pontefract.

James worked as a teacher at Broad Lane Junior Boys School in South Emsall before joining the Navy. He was 27 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 53, Column 1 (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
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009
June Brook (photo & information, February 2011)