-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 18-Dec-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Portrait of Chief Shipwright John William Maitland, courtesy of his daughter, Mrs Sheila Blowers, August 2003
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Chief Shipwright
Service Number: P/M 8898
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Jack, as he was known to family and friends, was born on 28 December 1899 in Poole, Dorset to parents Jack and Gertrude Maitland. He joined the Navy on 18 July 1914 and was ultimately awarded the Long Service, Good Conduct and NGS (Palestine) Medals. Jack was also an amateur musician and was always organising bands on ships. He was the husband of Violet Maitland, of Copnor, Hampshire. Jack was 41 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
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Jack's daughter, Mrs Sheila Blowers (photo & information, August 2003)
The National Archives (ADM 188/1035)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ