-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
Gordon Parker

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Date of birth: 23rd August 1918
Place of birth: Workington, Cumberland, England
Parents: William and Mary Parker
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Steward
Service Number: P/SR 74129
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Gordon was born on 23rd August 1918 in Workington, Cumberland to William and Mary Parker. The family later lived in Halton, Yorkshire. He was 22 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 58, Column 1






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)
Gordon's niece, Hilary Hunt (photo, May 2007)