-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 McCullagh

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Date of birth: 17th February 1916
Place of birth: Newcastle, Northumberland, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Engine Room Artificer 4th Class
Service Number: P/MX 57880
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)








Biographical Information:

John was born on 17th February 1916 in Newcastle, Northumberland to Mr & Mrs P. McCullagh. The family lived at Loadman Street, Elswick, Newcastle. Before joining the Navy in the late 1930s John had worked for Vickers-Armstrong and for St. John Ambulance. He was 25 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)
Irene Gray (information taken from 31st May 1941 "Newcastle Evening Chronicle," July 2017)