-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 Rochester Graves

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Date of birth: 20th July 1914
Place of birth: Wickford, Essex, England
Parents: Paymaster Lieutenant Commander E. Graves, R.N.R., and Jessie Graves
Service: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Rank: Paymaster Lieutenant
Joined Hood: 25th August 1939
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Lieutenant (S))
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Biographical Information:

John was the son of Paymaster Lieutenant Commander E. Graves R.N.R., and Jessie Graves, of Wickford, Essex. He was 26 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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Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Geoffrey Clayton-Blythe (photo, February 2002)