-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
John McGhee

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Date of birth: 4th December 1922
Place of birth: Dumbarton, Dumbartonshire, Scotland
Parents: Patrick and Elizabeth McGhee
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 161214
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

John was born on 4th December 1922 to Patrick and Elizabeth McGhee, of Dumbarton, Dumbartonshire, Scotland. He was trained at H.M.S. St. George. His brother James also served in the Royal Navy. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

John's name is in Column 1 of Panel 51.

Detail of John's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His nephew, Jim McGhee (photo & information, May 2008)