-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

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: Unknown
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.

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

Cornwall's name is in Column 2 of Panel 52.

Detail of Cornwall's name.

Woodside Secondary School Record of War Service, Glasgow, Renfrewshire, Scotland

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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)