-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 Charles Gray

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Date of birth: 15th November 1922
Place of birth: Richmond, Surrey, England
Parents: John and Violet Gray
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 162383
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

John was born on 15th November 1922 in Richmond, Surrey to John and Violet Gray. The family later lived in Rosyth, Fife, Scotland. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, 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)
His sister, Mrs June Patterson (Photos, October 2003)