-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 Donaldson Kirkland

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Date of birth: 17th April 1916
Place of birth: Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Parents: Andrew and Anne Kirkland
Wife: Margaret Kirkland
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 157354
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

John was born on 17th April 1916 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland to Andrew and Anne Kirkland. He was the husband of Margaret Kirkland, of Glasgow. He was 25 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 48, Column 2

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

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