-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
George Edward Thorpe

Photo of Leading Stoker George Edward Thorpe, courtesy of his niece, Jan Radcliffe, March 2008

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: P/KX 84471
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Teddy" as he was known, was born on 08 December 1915. He was one of five sons born to Arthur and Florence Thorpe, of Portsmouth, Hampshire. Teddy and his brothers all served during World War Two. His brothers, (two in the Army and two in the Navy) all survived the war.

Teddy was 25 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 54, 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
His niece, Jan Radcliffe (photo, March 2008)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)