-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
Jack Goff

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Date of birth: 3rd October 1923
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: William and Alice Goff
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 180564
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Jack was born on 3rd October 1923 to William and Alice Goff, of Portsmouth, Hampshire. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss.





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

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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)





Jack's name is in Column 3 of Panel 51.





Detail of Jack's name.






Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Rachael Arnell (photos, October 2014)