-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 Laing

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Date of birth: 28th December 1911
Place of birth: Leith, Midlothian, Scotland
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 251667
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)








Biographical Information:

John was born on 28th December 1911 in Leith, Midlothian, Scotland. He was 29 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 50, Column 3






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)