-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
Geoffry John McIlwraith

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Date of birth: 5th February 1920
Place of birth: Atcham, Shropshire, England
Parents: Mr. and Mrs. Arthur McIlwraith
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 100485
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Geoffrey was born on 5th February 1920 in Atcham, Shewsbury, Shropshire to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur McIlwraith. The family later lived in Cherry Orchard, Worcester. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss.

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

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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)