-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 NAAFI Canteen Assistant Jack Ovenden, courtesy of William Lansdowne, 2001
Service: Navy Army & Air Force Institute (NAAFI)
Rank: Canteen Assistant
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Jack was born on 04 June 1923 to Mr. and Mrs. F. Ovenden, of Deal, Kent. He was serving as a member of Hood's NAAFI canteen staff. He 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 61, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs

Photo of Jack Ovenden and fellow NAAFI men    Photo of Jack Ovenden and fellow NAAFI men
Above/Left- (left to right): Geoff Jordan, Cecil Lansdowne & Jack Ovenden with an unidentified Marine;
Above/Right- (left to right): Jack Ovenden, Geoff Jordan & unknown. Photos courtesy of Mrs D. Riley.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Mrs D. Riley (Photos, March 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)