-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
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
John Ernest Binnie

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Date of birth: 6th April 1904
Place of birth: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Previous occupation: Diver
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker Petty Officer
Service Number: P/K 66612
Joined Hood: 12th January 1934 (Acting Leading Stoker)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Stoker Petty Officer)
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Biographical Information:

John was born on 6th April 1904 in Liverpool, Lancashire. He was 37 years old at the time of his loss.

History of ships served in and ratings held:

Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
24th July 192530th November 1925Victory IIStoker 2nd ClassADM362/33
1st December 19253rd March 1926TigerStoker 2nd ClassADM362/33
4th March 192616th May 1929TigerStoker 1st ClassADM362/33
17th May 19297th August 1930Victory II - VIStoker 1st ClassADM363/484
8th August 193028th June 1933SuffolkStoker 1st ClassADM363/484
29th June 193329th June 1933SuffolkActing Leading StokerADM363/484
30th June 19333rd November 1933Victory IIActing Leading StokerADM363/484
4th November 19335th December 1922VernonActing Leading StokerADM363/484
6th December 193311th January 1934Victory IIActing Leading StokerADM363/484
12th January 193428th June 1934HoodActing Leading StokerADM363/484
29th June 193429th March 1936HoodLeading StokerADM363/484
30th March 193629th March 1937HoodActing Stoker Petty OfficerADM363/484
30th March 193724th May 1941HoodStoker Petty OfficerADM363/484

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

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)

John's name is in Column 3 of Panel 53.

Detail of John'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)
Mr SJ Haskell, DSM (photo, 2001)