-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 Leading Stoker John William Payne, courtesy of his son, David Payne, 2001

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: P/K 64044
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: John was born on 10 July 1905 in Stoke-on-Trent, Stafforshire to John and Ann Payne. He had a twin brother named George. Both brothers went on to serve in the Royal Navy.

He was the husband of Phoebe Payne, of Gosport, Hampshire. Together they had two children. He was 35 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 54, Column 2 (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
John's son, David Payne (photo, 2001)
Geoffrey Mayer (information from the Staffordshire Evening Sentinel, May 2012)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ