-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
John William Goodbody

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Date of birth: 3rd November 1917
Place of birth: Sedgefield, County Durham, England
Parents: William and Annie Goodbody
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 95945
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

John was born on 3rd November 1917 in Sedgefield, County Durham to William and Annie Goodbody. The family later lived in Trimdon, County Durham. He was 23 years old at the time of his loss.

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None at this time.

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

Photos of the memorial

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)

John's name is in Column 1 of Panel 55.

Detail of John's name.

St. Mary Magdalene Parish Church, Trimdon, County Durham, 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)
Norm Slate (photo, November 2004)
Janet Brown (information, July 2012)