-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
Francis Llewelyn Lloyd Jones

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Date of birth: 24th July 1920
Place of birth: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Parents: Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Jones, O.B.E., M.C., and Marie Jones
Service: Royal Canadian Navy
Rank: Midshipman
Joined Hood: 1st January 1941
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Midshipman R.C.N.)
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Biographical Information:

"Johnny", as he was known, was born on 24th July 1920 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada to Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Jones, O.B.E., M.C., and Marie Jones. The family later relocated to Revelstoke, British Columbia. He had two sisters, Margaret and Lucile, both of whom also went on to serve in the armed forces (RAF and RCAF respectively).

Johnny was educated at the Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He graduated in 1940 and was posted to Hood in January 1941. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.





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A close-up of Francis from a group photo provided by his classmate, Frank Wade






Halifax War Memorial, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


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