-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
John Sprakes

No photos of this individual are available
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Chief Stoker
Service Number: P/K 55256
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: John was born on 05 May 1900 in Sheffield, Yorkshire to Herbert and Nellie Sprakes. He was the husband of Ellen Sprakes, of Portchester, Hampshire. He was 41 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 53, 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
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ