-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
George Philip Gillett

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Date of birth: 6th October 1916
Place of birth: Humber Mooth, Newfoundland
Parents: John and Minnie Gillett
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 212479
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

George was born on 6th October 1916 to John and Minnie Gillett, of Humber Mouth, Bay of Islands, Newfoundland. He was a member of the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit (NOFU No. 0398) and was later transferred to the Royal Navy. Hood is believed to have been his only ship. He was 24 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 58, Column 2






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






Newfoundland Book of Remembrance






Canadian Virtual War Memorial









Sources
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)