-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 Melville

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Date of birth: 8th August 1918
Place of birth: Port Glasgow, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Parents: Mr and Mrs William Melville
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 116912
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

John was born on 8th August 1918 to Mr and Mrs William Melville, of Port Glasgow, Renfrewshire, Scotland. He was 22 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 56, 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)