-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
Cornelius Kelly

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Date of birth: 1st July 1914
Place of birth: Blackburn, Lancashire, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Signalman
Service Number: P/JX 221550
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

"Connie", as he was known, was born on 1st July 1914 in Blackburn, Lancashire. He is known to have had a brother named William and a sister named Josephine. He was 26 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

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His great-nephew, Philip Kugler (photo, May 2014)