-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
Harold Harlan Jones

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Date of birth: 20th November 1920
Place of birth: Bangor, Caernarvonshire, Wales
Parents: Renig and Elizabeth Jones
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 22862
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

Harold was born on 20th November 1920 in Bangor, Caernarvonshore, Wales to Renig and Elizabeth Jones. The family later lived in Menai Bridge, Anglesey. He had four siblings, Willie, Peggy, Doris and Eddie (who also died during the war). He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.





Additional Photos



Harold as a young boy. He is wearing a cap which says H.M.S. HOOD





Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 48, Column 2






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






War Memorial at St. Tysilio's Church, Church Island, Menai Bridge, Anglesey









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Renig Jones (photo & information, December 2012)
Arthur Harris (photo, October 2012)
Mrs Peggy Jones (photo, 2001)