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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
James Duncan Hannay

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Date of birth: 15th November 1916
Place of birth: Dundee, Angus, Scotland
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Hannay
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 116940
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

James was born on 15th November 1916, the youngest boy out of seven children born to Patrick and Betsy Hannay of Dundee, Angus, Scotland. Prior to being called up for service in later 1940, he had worked as a riveter at Caledon Shipyard. He has also worked for some time in the fishing village of Plockton. James was 24 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

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

James's name is in Column 1 of Panel 56.

Detail of James's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Mary Mochan (information, February 2004)
His nephew, David Hannay (photo & information, Sept 2007)