-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
John Harry Gibson

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Date of birth: 2nd September 1922
Place of birth: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Parents: George and Elsie Gibson
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Signalman
Service Number: P.JX 156619
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

John was born on 2nd September 1922 in Southampton, Hampshire to George and Elsie Gibson. The family later lived in Botley, Hampshire. 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

Photos of the memorial

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His cousin, Donald Hammerton (photo, 2001)