-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 Francis Madden

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Date of birth: 4th August 1915
Place of birth: Rochdale, Lancashire, England
Parents: James and Bridget Madden
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 182342
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

John was born on 4th August 1915 to James and Bridget Madden, of Rochdale, Lancashire. He was 25 years old at the time of his loss.

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Robert Melia (photo, November 2008)