-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 William Ingram

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Date of birth: 25th November 1887
Place of birth: Derby, Derbyshire, England
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ingram
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/231078
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information: John William Ingram, a bachelor, lived in Dale Road, New Mill, Derbyshire. Known as Jack, he was employed as a postman in peace time.

Jack had been a member of the Royal Naval Reserve before the outbreak of World War II. He was called up at the time of the Munich negotiations in 1938, but was sent home again. Following the declaration of war the following year, Jack was called for service again and remained so. He had served in a torpedoed ship before being drafted to HMS Hood. Aged 53, he was one of the oldest of those who lost their lives in Hood.



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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)