-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

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Cornwall Gallacher

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Date of birth: 7th June 1922
Place of birth: Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Parents: Cornwall and Gladys Gallacher
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Signalman
Service Number: P/JX 225375
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Cornwall was born on 7th June 1922 to Cornwall and Gladys Gallacher, of Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.




Additional Photographs
None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 52, Column 2






Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire






Woodside Secondary School Record of War Service









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
David McNay (photo, January 2014)