-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
In Remembrance of
JOHN WILLIAM PAYNE
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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