-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
Kenneth Frederick Alfred Jordan

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Date of birth: 29th October 1911
Place of birth: Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England
Parents: George and Mercy Jordan
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Cook (S)
Service Number: P/MX 48946
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Ken was born on 29th October 1911 in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire to George and Mercy Jordan. The family later lived in Arlesey, Bedfordshire. He was 29 years old at the time of his loss.

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None at this time.

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)

Kenneth's name is in Column 3 of Panel 57.

Detail of Kenneth'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)
Ken's great nephew, Duncan Fitzpatrick (photo, June 2005)