-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
James Edward Gledhill

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Date of birth: 28th February 1918
Place of birth: Keighley, Yorkshire, England
Parents: John and Blanche Gledhill
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Corporal
Service Number: PO/X 1814
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

James was born on 28th February 1918 in Keighley, Yorkshire to John and Blanche Gledhill. He was 23 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









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Carol Kanthan (photo, June 2010)