-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
Howard Wilson Galliott

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Date of birth: 12th July 1919
Place of birth: Nonne Bay, Newfoundland
Parents: Wilson and Mary Galliott
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 212480
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Harold was born on 12th July 1919 in Bonne Bay, Newfoundland to Wilson and Mary Galliott. The family later lived in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. He was a member of the Church Lads' Brigade in St Johns, Newfoundland.

Harold was a member of the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit (NOFU No. 0400) and was later transferred to the Royal Navy. Hood is believed to have been his only ship. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 58, Column 2

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

Newfoundland Book of Remembrance

Church Lads Brigade HQ Memorial, St. John's, Newfoundland

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Jim Roache (biographical information, May 2006)
Terry Hissey & Col Adrian Heffernan, CLB (information & memorial photo, April 2011)