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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
James Felix O'Connell

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Date of birth: 25th October 1913
Place of birth: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Parents: David and Margaret O Connell
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer
Service Number: P/JX 143771
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

James was born on 25th October 1913 in Liverpool, England to David and Margaret O'Connell. The family would later live in Camlough, County Armagh. He was 27 years old at the time of his loss.

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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)

James's name is in Column 2 of Panel 46.

Detail of James'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)
J.R. Williams (photo, 2001)