-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
George Jack

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Date of birth: 2nd November 1922
Place of birth: Dundee, Angus, Scotland
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 159142
Joined Hood: 1940
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Ordinary Seaman)
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Biographical Information:

George was born on 2nd November 1922 to George and Hanna Jack of Dundee, Angus, Scotland. He was educated at St Patrick's R.C. School and employed at Stobswell Works prior to joining the Navy.

George joined the Navy as a Boy Seaman in 1938 at was trained at H.M.S. Caledonia. He subsequently served in H.M.S. Belfast. He transferred to Hood in 1940. His older brother James was lost in the sinking of the Royal Oak. George was 18 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)

George's name is in Column 3 of Panel 50.

Detail of George'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 (photo & information, February 2004)