-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
John Joseph Quigley

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Date of birth: 2nd September 1916
Place of birth: Torbay, Newfoundland
Parents: Thomas and Catherine Morey
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 212487
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Jack, as he as known, was born on 2nd September 1916 to parents Thomas and Catherine Morey of Torbay, Newfoundland. He was listed at birth as "JE Quigley". He was a member of the Newfoundland Overseas Forestry Unit (NOFU No. 0408) and was later transferred to the Royal Navy. Hood is believed to have been his only ship. He is also believed to have been one of the ship's boxers.

He was 24 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 58, Column 2

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

Torbay (Canada) War Memorial

Newfoundland Book of Remembrance

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Gene Quigley & Jim Roache (information, May 2006 & photo, August 2011)