-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 01-Apr-2020

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
John Hubert Alastair Scott-Kerr

Photo of Sub-Lieutenant John Hubert Alastair Scott-Kerr, courtesy of Bruce Talyor, March 2020

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Sub-Lieutenant
Date Joined Hood: 2140 hours, 01 March 1941 at Rosyth
Biographical Information: John was born about 1919 to John and Helen Scott-Kerr, of Blackrock, County Dublin, Republic of Ireland. By 1929, the family was living in Stokenchurch, Buckinghamshire. After John joined the Navy, the family lived on the Isle of Man.

John was assigned to H.M.S. Exeter as a Midshipman in May 1938. He was promoted to Acting Sub-Lieutenant in May 1940. He ultimately joined Hood in March 1941. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 45, 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
Bruce Taylor (photo, March 2020)
Paul Bevand (information, March 2020)
ADM 53/114436