-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
John William Whiteman
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker Petty Officer
Service Number: P/KX 79382
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Jack" as he was known, was born on 24 June 1910 in Dundee, Angus, Scotland to Richard and Annie Whiteman. He was the twin brother of Helen Susan Whiteman. The family later lived in Coreley, Shropshire. He was known to have a brother named Tom who also served in the Navy.
Jack is known to have served in H.M.S. Revenge at some point before joining Hood. He was serving as an Acting Stoker Petty Officer (Temporary) and was 30 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.
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