-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
James Sylvester

Photo of Ordinary Telegraphist James Sylvester, courtesy of Stuart Lynn, January 2013
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Telegraphist
Service Number: P/SSX 32417
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: James was born on 29 December 1921 in Grimsby, Lincolnshire. He was 19 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 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Ordinary Telegraphist James Sylvester, courtesy of Steven Sylvester, October 2013
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Stuart Lynn (photo, January 2013)
His nephew, Steven Sylvester (photo, October 2013)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ