-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 Knight

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Date of birth: 20th May 1919
Place of birth: Hartley Wintney, Hampshire, England
Parents: Walter and Florence Knight
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Engine Room Artificer 4th Class
Service Number: P/MX 51267
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

John was born on 20th May 1919 in Hartley Wintney, Hampshire to Walter and Florence Knight. The family later lived in Gosport, Hampshire. He was serving as an Acting Engine Room Artificer 4th Class and was 22 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 53, Column 2






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









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His brother-in-law, S.H. Vigar (photo, 2001)