-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
Geoffrey James William Mould

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Date of birth: 31st August 1922
Place of birth: Winchester, Hampshire, England
Parents: Percy and Ethel Mould
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/J 156616
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Geoffrey was born on 31st August 1922 to Percy and Ethel Mould, of Winchester, Hampshire. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.





Additional Photos



The "Winchester 5." Back Row (left - right)- Albert "Bunny" Austin and Harold Pink; Front Row (left - right): Geoff Mould, Alan Hadley and Den Finden. Of the five, only Den Finden survived...he was transferred off the ship before her fateful mission against Bismarck. It was Den who provided this very photograph to us.






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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Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Den Finden (photo, 2001)