-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
Chainbar divider

In Remembrance of
John Henderson

Photo of
Date of birth: 6th June 1922
Place of birth: Wallsend, Northumberland, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Signalman
Service Number: P/JX 160320
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
Click here to print memorial poster

Biographical Information:

John was born on 6th June 1922 in Wallsend, Northumberland. His family lived at 67 Deneholm, Holy Cross, Willington Quay. John is believed to have joined the Navy in 1939. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
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

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)
Irene Gray (photo & information taken from 31st May 1941 "Newcastle Evening Chronicle," July 2017)