-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
Neville William Harris Garry

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Date of birth: 6th July 1922
Place of birth: Smethwick, Staffordshire, England
Parents: William and Ruth Garry
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Telegraphist
Service Number: P/JX 160682
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

Neville was born on 6th July 1922 to William and Ruth Garry, of Smethwick, Staffordshire. He attended Smethwick Junior Technical School from 1934 to 1937. Neville joined the Navy shortly after leaving school. he was trained at H.M.S. Ganges and was then posted to Hood. He fathered a daughter very shortly before his loss at the age of 18.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 52, Column 3






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









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His childhood friend, Mr R. Slingsby (photo & information, May 2004)