-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 Lownds

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Date of birth: 3rd March 1921
Place of birth: Nantwich, Cheshire, England
Parents: Samuel and Victoria Lownds
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 153966
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

John was born on 3rd March 1921 in Nantwich, Cheshire to Samuel and Victoria Lownds. The family later lived in Winsford, Cheshire. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 48, Column 3

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)