-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 26-Feb-2012

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Stoker 1st Class George Percy Riley, courtesy of Mr and Mrs R Thomas and David Hampton, February 2012

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 97422
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: George was born 08 December 1916 in Birmingham, Warwickshire to Albert and Elisabeth Riley. His parents were caretakers at the Cranbourne Road Junior School, Kingstanding, Birmingham (which George attended) and later at the Saltley Grammar School for Girls, Saltley, Birmingham. He had three siblings, Edith, Lesley and Freda. Both Lesley and George served in the Navy during the Second World War.

George was was 24 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

If you have any additional details, please contact us.

Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 55, 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
J W Horner (information, April 2009)
David Hampton (information, February 2012)
The late Mr & Mrs R. Thomas (photos via David Hampton, February 2012)