-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Crew List

It is estimated that as many as 18,000 men served aboard the 'Mighty Hood' during the operational portion of her 21 year career. Unfortunately, there is no surviving official single listing of ALL men who served in her. Here you will find our attempt at creating such a listing. We are using the few, fragmentary crew lists known to exist, Navy Lists, various official reports, public records, and most importantly of all, inputs from the families of former crew.

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Thomas Majilton

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Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: JX126456
Joined Hood: 20th April 1928
Left Hood: 30th April 1929

Biographical Information: Thomas was born in Londonderry and joined the Royal Navy at 16. He served on the Impregnable, Benbow, Hood, Vivid, Berwick, Vivid (again), Vindictive, Tamar the 2nd(Whitehall), Drake and Osprey. He finished his service on 19 December 1934, but at the outbreak of war he tried to reinlist. The Navy Medical Board would not accept him due to knee injuries. He then proceeded to join the Royal Army. He subsequently served in the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers.

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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)
His grandson, Gary Gallagher (biography, Feb 2005)