-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
Charles John Bishop

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Date of birth: 30th August 1898
Place of birth: Claines, Worcestershire, England
Parents: John Bishop and of Kate Bishop
Wife: Margaret Bishop
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Chief Stoker
Service Number: P/R 49102
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Charles was born on 30th August 1898 in Claines, Worcestershire to parents John and Kate Bishop. The family moved into Worcester after the start of the First World War. He served as a fireman prior to joining the Royal Navy on 04 February 1918. He went on to serve in a number of ships and establishments to include Victory, Hercules, Tiger, Fisguard, Excellent, Renown and of course Hood.

Charles was the husband of Margaret Bishop, of Portsmouth. He was the father of John, Robert and Margaret. Charles was 42 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 53, Column 3

Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Sandra Taylor (memorial photo, February 2009)
he National Archives (ADM 188/679)