-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
Ian George Edmeades Startup
Service: Royal Australian Naval Volunteer Reserve
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number:P MV.19
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Ian was the only son of Habourmaster Captain George and May Startup, of Williamstown, Victoria, Australia. He attended school at Williamstown High School from 1930 to December 1932. He later attended Scotch College starting in 1933. He was also on the staff of Shell Co and a member of the Royal Yacht Club in Williamstown.
Ian left for England in September 1940 and was trained at H.M.S. Collingwood, Shoreham in November 1940. He is also believed to have attended a 10 week course at Fareham College with the intention of becoming an officer. He was subsequently drafted to Hood. He was 22 years old at the time of his loss. You can read more about him in Semaphore Issue 6, April 2009. We have no additional information.
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