-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Crew List
Updated 07-Mar-2010

This page lists men who served in Hood who had been involved in the various Battles and Campaigns of World War 1.

All information sourced through the WW1 Lives at Sea project to whom we extend our thanks.

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The Battle of Heligoland Bight
(North Sea, 28th August 1914)


The 33 men listed below are known to have been present at the Battle of Heligoland Bight.

Name (click link to visit individual page)ShipRank / rate
Bartlett, ErnestBacchanteLeading Seaman
Godfrey, Thomas ReginaldBacchanteOrdinary Seaman
Godfrey, Thomas ReginaldBacchanteAble Seaman
Godfrey, Thomas ReginaldBacchanteAble Seaman
Munro, David PretswellBacchanteOrdinary Seaman
Munro, David PretswellBacchanteAble Seaman
Shank, John JosephFalmouthAble Seaman
Bartlett, John EliotLionLeading Seaman
Benoy, John SecombeLionAble Seaman
Branch, Richard JohnLionLeading Signalman
Brunker, Reginald WilliamLionAble Seaman
Gilbert, Francis CharlesLionStoker Petty Officer
Harvey, Charles GliddonLionAble Seaman
Heath, AlbertLionLeading Seaman
Livingstone, Peter StanleyLionAble Seaman
Mayne, George AlbertLionLeading Signalman
McCooey, John HenryLionAble Seaman
McGlue, HughLionAble Seaman
Parker, Frederick ArchibaldLionAble Seaman
Redwood, TomLionAble Seaman
Roberts, ThomasLionAble Seaman
Sparrock, Isaiah William PurchaseLionAble Seaman
Thomas, LeslieLionLeading Seaman
Wills, CharlesLionAble Seaman
Bentley, Richard AdworthNew ZealandAble Seaman
Davey, Henry CharlesNew ZealandLeading Seaman
Lloyd, Richard EdwardNew ZealandCarpenters Crew
O'Connor, Michael AugustineNew ZealandStoker 1st class
Roberts, William ArthurNew ZealandPetty Officer (New Series)
Tapper, Philip HenryNew ZealandStoker 1st class
Cranch, Samuel PopeNottinghamAble Seaman
Martin, Riley ArthurNottinghamLeading Seaman
Murphy, MatthewNottinghamAble Seaman


The Battle of the Falkland Islands
(South Atlantic, 8th December, 1914)


The 17 men listed below are known to have been present at the Battle of The Falklands.

Name (click link to visit individual page)ShipRank / rate
Hole, Arthur ErnestCarnarvonAble Seaman
Buttons, William FrankCornwallSignalman
Caggie, James Alexander KerrCornwallLeading Seaman
Cross, James HenryCornwallActing Leading Stoker
Cross, James HenryCornwallLeading Stoker
Darch, ThomasCornwallAble Seaman
Darch, ThomasCornwallAble Seaman
Fisher, Daniel KeenanCornwallOrdinary Seaman
Fisher, Daniel KeenanCornwallAble Seaman
Gilhespie, James CornwallOrdinary Seaman
Knowles, ThomasCornwallBoy 1st Class
Knowles, ThomasCornwallOrdinary Seaman
MItchell, Leonard Sydney GeorgeCornwallBoy 1st Class
Sheehan, PatrickCornwallAble Seaman
Warren, William EdwinCornwallAble Seaman
Edwards, Alfred JamesGlasgowLeading Stoker
Kirby, MichaelKentAble Seaman






The Battle of Dogger Bank
(North Sea, 24th January, 1915)


The 45 men listed below are known to have been present at the Battle of Dogger Bank.

Name (click link to visit individual page)ShipRank / rate
Heal, ArthurAuroraBoy 1st Class
Moore, Wilfred PurslowAuroraBoy 1st Class
Ryan, MichaelAuroraBoy 1st Class
Bartlett, John EliotLionLeading Seaman
Benoy, John SecombeLionAble Seaman
Branch, Richard JohnLionLeading Signalman
Brunker, Reginald WilliamLionAble Seaman
Gilbert, Francis CharlesLionStoker Petty Officer
Harvey, Charles GliddonLionAble Seaman
Heath, AlbertLionLeading Seaman
Livingstone, Peter StanleyLionAble Seaman
Mayne, George AlbertLionLeading Signalman
McCooey, John HenryLionAble Seaman
McGlue, HughLionAble Seaman
Parker, Frederick ArchibaldLionAble Seaman
Redwood, TomLionAble Seaman
Roberts, ThomasLionAble Seaman
Sparrock, Isaiah William PurchaseLionAble Seaman
Thomas, LeslieLionLeading Seaman
Wills, CharlesLionAble Seaman
Bentley, Richard AdworthNew ZealandAble Seaman
Davey, Henry CharlesNew ZealandLeading Seaman
DuFeu, HerbertNew ZealandCooper 2nd Class
Lloyd, Richard EdwardNew ZealandLeading Carpenters Crew
O'Connor, Michael AugustineNew ZealandStoker 1st class
Roberts, William ArthurNew ZealandPetty Officer (New Series)
Tapper, Philip HenryNew ZealandActing Leading Stoker
Tudor, HenryNew ZealandBoy 1st Class
Webber, Robert GeraldNew ZealandBoy 1st Class
Bates, George ArthurNottinghamSignals Boy
Cranch, Samuel PopeNottinghamAble Seaman
Martin, Riley ArthurNottinghamLeading Seaman
Murphy, MatthewNottinghamAble Seaman
Hammett, Reginald GeorgePrincess RoyalBoy 1st Class
Cromeyn, JamesTigerBoy 1st Class
Derrick, CharlesTigerAble Seaman
Ghillyer, RupertTigerActing Leading Stoker
Hobbs, ReginaldTigerBoy 1st Class
Hugh, George ArthurTigerBoy 1st Class
Lowe, WilliamTigerAble Seaman
Taylor, ClarkeTigerLeading Seaman
Wilcox, Charles HenryTigerBoy 1st Class
Winfield, William HaroldUndauntedBoy Telegraphist
Winfield, William HaroldUndauntedOrdinary Telegraphist
Winfield, William HaroldUndauntedTelegraphist






The Battle of Dogger Bank
(North Sea,31th May to 1st June 1916)


The 167 men listed below are known to have been present at the Battle of Jutland.

Name (click link to visit individual page)ShipRank / rate
Parrott, William PatrickActiveAble Seaman
Goodman, Charles WilliamAgincourtAble Seaman
Hammett, Albert HectorAgincourtLeading Seaman
Bracken, Ernest SydneyAjaxShipwright First Class
Cecil, CharlesAjaxAble Seaman
Gill, Arthur ReginaldAjaxLeading Seaman
Rolfe, George RobertAjaxOrdinary Seaman
Worth, Frederick ThomasAjaxActing Petty Officer
Bawden, LewisBellerophonLeading Stoker
Davis, Alfred FrederickBellerophonAble Seaman
Galloway, WalterBellerophonAble Seaman
Lemon, Spencer BartonBellerophonAble Seaman
Pengelly, Henry JamesBellerophonPlumber
Pontin, Frederick William JohnBellerophonOrdinary Seaman
Robertson, AlfredBellerophonAble Seaman
Seal, EdwardBellerophonAble Seaman
White, Bertie JohnBellerophonAble Seaman
Whitehead, Walter CharlesBellerophonAble Seaman
Bennett, George ArthurBellonaAble Seaman
Byrne, OswaldBellonaPetty Officer
Davies, ThomasBellonaChief Shipwright
Williams, Frederick Richard JohnBellonaAble Seaman
Euler, William HenryBenbowShip's Corporal Second Class
Ford, WilliamBenbowAble Seaman
Sutton, Stanley CareyBenbowOrdinary Seaman
Walsh, Edward ThomasBenbowAble Seaman
Hobbs, William JohnBirminghamAble Seaman
Sadler, Reginald CharlesBoadiceaBoy 1st Class
Larby, Frederick JamesCanadaAble Seaman
Browne, ThomasCenturionAble Seaman
Coleman, JeremiahCenturionLeading Seaman
Dimond, AlbertCenturionPetty Officer
Dimond, George AlbertCenturionPetty Officer
Martin, JohnCenturionPetty Officer
Hancock, Archibald HoraceCochraneOrdinary Seaman
Dutton, EdwinCollingwoodAble Seaman
Redwood, TomCollingwoodLeading Seaman
Terrell, Bernard WeeksCollingwoodLeading Seaman
Ward, James LewisCollingwoodPetty Officer
Bickerstaff, HarryColossusAble Seaman
Goulding , John WilliamColossusPetty Officer
King, AlfredColossusLeading Signalman
King, Charles StanleyColossusChief Writer
Martin, Samuel JohnColossusPetty Officer
Stygall, CharlesColossusAble Seaman
Warren, Harry FrederickColossusYeoman of Signals
Atreed, William StanleyConquerorShip's Corporal First Class
Byers, SidneyConquerorAble Seaman
Cousins, George EdwardConquerorPetty Officer
O'Sullivan, DanielConquerorAble Seaman
Pascoe, Francis JohnConquerorLeading Seaman
Bickell, JohnConstanceLeading Seaman
Heagerty, WilliamCordeliaAble Seaman
Canniffe, JamesDublinAble Seaman
Collins, RichardDublinStoker 1st class
Collins, RichardDublinActing Leading Stoker
Holt, Albert JohnDublinAble Seaman
Hovey, Sydney JamesDublinStoker Petty Officer
Lappin, John CunninghamDublinAble Seaman
Coysh, Alfred Charles EdwinDuke of EdinburghLeading Signalman
Malster, CharlesDuke of EdinburghPetty Officer
Mitchell, Alfred RichardDuke of EdinburghPlumber's Mate
Quinn, James EdmundDuke of EdinburghAble Seaman
Vague, AlecDuke of EdinburghLeading Seaman
Wellman, JohnDuke of EdinburghLeading Seaman
Ayers, Samuel JohnErinAble Seaman
Baker, WilliamErinAble Seaman
Connor, WilliamErinAble Seaman
Craig, ThomasErinLeading Seaman
Cretney, John JamesErinAble Seaman
Davey, WilfredErinPlumber's Mate
Gribble, Sydney JamesErinLeading Seaman
Kent, GeorgeErinLeading Seaman
Mansfield, JosephErinAble Seaman
McConnell, WilliamErinOrdinary Seaman
Parkyn, Thomas HenryErinPetty Officer
Sherrell, William ErnestErinBoy 1st Class
Shank, John JosephFalmouthAble Seaman
Harfoot, Francis RichardGloucesterAble Seaman
Kirk, PatrickGloucesterAble Seaman
Laundry, Albert EdwardGloucesterLeading Seaman
White, CecilGloucesterAble Seaman
Wiffin, Charles HenryGloucesterOrdinary Seaman
Martin, Riley ArthurIron DukeAble Seaman
Stewart, Charles RobbIron DukeOrdinary Seaman
Bartlett, John EliotLionPetty Officer
Benoy, John SecombeLionAble Seaman
Branch, Richard JohnLionYeoman of Signals
Brunker, Reginald WilliamLionAble Seaman
Buttons, William FrankLionSignalman
German, William GeorgeLionOrdinary Seaman
Gilbert, Francis CharlesLionStoker Petty Officer
Harvey, Charles GliddonLionLeading Seaman
Heath, AlbertLionPetty Officer Gunner
Livingstone, Peter StanleyLionLeading Seaman
McCormick, HenryLionAble Seaman
McGlue, HughLionAble Seaman
Parker, Frederick ArchibaldLionAble Seaman
Roberts, ThomasLionAble Seaman
Sparrock, Isaiah William PurchaseLionLeading Seaman
Taylor, RobertLionOrdinary Seaman
Wills, CharlesLionLeading Seaman
Ainsworth, HarryMarlboroughAble Seaman
Ashley, Charles JamesMarlboroughSignalman
Corcoran, JamesMarlboroughLeading Seaman
Diggin, PatrickMarlboroughAble Seaman
Hoy, Robert JamesMarlboroughLeading Signalman
McGowan, WilliamMarlboroughLeading Seaman
Newcombe, Alfred JamesMarlboroughAble Seaman
O'Callaghan, Michael JohnMarlboroughLeading Signalman
Southwood, Arthur WilliamMarlboroughAble Seaman
Vosper, William HenryMarlboroughAble Seaman
DuFeu, HerbertNew ZealandCooper
Lloyd, Richard EdwardNew ZealandLeading Carpenters Crew
Nulty, Thomas JosephNew ZealandAble Seaman
O'Connor, Michael AugustineNew ZealandStoker 1st class
Roberts, William ArthurNew ZealandPetty Officer (New Series)
Tapper, Philip HenryNew ZealandLeading Stoker
Tudor, HenryNew ZealandBoy 1st Class
Bates, George ArthurNottinghamSignalman
Murphy, MatthewNottinghamAble Seaman
Barry, EdwardOrionLeading Seaman
Chambers, Walter StanleyOrionLeading Seaman
Hoskin, Charles ReginaldOrionPetty Officer
Martin, GeorgeOrionLeading Stoker
Parnell, ThomasOrionLeading Seaman
Rowe, CharlieOrionStoker Petty Officer
Widdecombe, WallaceOrionCooper
Hammett, Reginald GeorgePrincess RoyalOrdinary Seaman
McGrory, WilliamRedoubtableOrdinary Seaman
Axworthy, John Isaac JamesTemeraireLeading Seaman
Curry, DavidTemeraireLeading Seaman
Hanley, RichardTemeraireAble Seaman
Richardson, George WilliamTemeraireAble Seaman
Cox, WalterThundererStoker Petty Officer
Crocker, CharlieThundererAble Seaman
Field, GeorgeThundererLeading Seaman
Luly, Charles ArthurThundererActing Senior Petty Officer
Mahoney, PatrickThundererAble Seaman
Thorne, John Thomas PerryThundererLeading Seaman
Wilds, FrederickThundererAble Seaman
Cromeyn, JamesTigerOrdinary Seaman
Daly, JohnTigerCooper
Derrick, CharlesTigerLeading Seaman
Ghillyer, RupertTigerLeading Stoker
Hugh, George ArthurTigerOrdinary Telegraphist
Lowe, WilliamTigerAble Seaman
Wilcox, Charles HenryTigerAble Seaman
Brend, Richard JohnValiantLeading Seaman
Kessell, William MerioniValiantLeading Seaman
Larkworthy, William JohnValiantStoker 1st class
Reid, Henry ArthurValiantAble Seaman
Ross, John SamuelValiantAble Seaman
Fricker, Albert JohnWarriorStoker Petty Officer
Scally, PatrickWarriorAble Seaman
Turner, WilliamWarriorAble Seaman
Ackerman, ReginaldWarspiteAble Seaman
Collacot, William JohnWarspitePetty Officer Gunner
Collins, JohnWarspiteAble Seaman
Crossman, Charles HerbertWarspitePetty Officer
Cunningham, John JosephWarspitePetty Officer
Fraser, JohnWarspiteAble Seaman
Head, Arthur Mark FrancisWarspiteAble Seaman
McGrory, WilliamWarspiteAble Seaman
Solway, Albert JamesWarspiteLeading Seaman
Sprague, MarkWarspitePetty Officer
Warren, William EdwinWarspiteAble Seaman