-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
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:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

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.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 46, Column 1

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