-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Ivor George Barnett

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Date of birth: 23rd May 1917
Place of birth: Tirphil, Glamorgan, Wales
Parents: Joseph and Annie Barnett
Wife: Ethel Barnett
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 104186
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Ivor was born on 23th May 1917 in Tirphil, Glamorgan to Joseph and Annie Barnett. The family later lived in Gloucester. Ivor was married to Ethel Barnett. He was 24 years old at the time of his loss. Ethel passed away in 1968, at the early age of 48.

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Ivor and family. The lady to Ivor's left is his wife Ethel Merrett, with her sister Gwendoline. On the other side of Ivor is his younger brother Joseph Melville Barnett (1920-1999), who became an Olympic and World Championship weightlifting medallist in the 1950s.

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)

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

Detail of Ivor'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)
His nephew, Pat Mortimer (information, January 2008)
Carole Carr, family member, and Teresa Talbot. Photograph and family history 2021.