-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 Harty

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Date of birth: 7th December 1920
Place of birth: Carnarvon, Carnarvonshire, Wales
Parents: Jack and Ann Harty
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 21656
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Jack was born on 7th December 1920 in Carnarvon, Carnarvonshire, Wales to Jack and Ann Harty. The family later lived in Tividale, Staffordshire. He was serving as an Acting Leading Seaman (Temporary) and was 20 years old at the time of his loss.





Additional Photos



A photo of Jack and his unidentified "Oppo" standing next to the Hood's Disinfector House, circa 1937




A letter written by Jack in March 1941.




















Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 46, Column 3






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






St Giles Church, Rowley Regis, West Midlands









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Dave Weaver (photos and information, April 2004)