-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
Edward James Purnell Bishop

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Date of birth: 11th October 1896
Place of birth: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Parents: Henry and Harriet Bishop
Wife: Ivy Bishop
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer
Service Number: P/JX 151111
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Edward was born on 11th October 1896 in Portsmouth to parents Henry and Harriet Bishop. He was the husband of Ivy Bishop, of Portsmouth. He was a Pensioner and was serving as a Gunners Mate. He was 44 years old at the time of his loss.

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)

Edward's name is in Column 1 of Panel 46.

Detail of Edward'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)
Edward's daughter, Dorothy Summerfield (photo & information, January 2001)
The National Archives (ADM 188/679)