-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
John Kelly

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Date of birth: 31st October 1920
Place of birth: Carlisle, Cumberland, England
Parents: Thomas and Caroline Kelly
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordnance Artificer 4th Class
Service Number: P/MX 69321
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

John was born on 21st October 1920 in Carlisle, Cumberland to Thomas and Caroline Kelly. The family later lived in Pelaw, Gateshead, County Durham. He was serving as an Acting Ordnance Artificer 4th Class at the time of Hood's sinking. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.




Additional Photographs
None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 56, Column 3






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






H.M.S. Excellent Roll of Honour









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Craig Harris (photo 2005)