-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
Chainbar divider

In Remembrance of
John Ashley Guildford Russell

Photo of
Date of birth: 21st December 1916
Place of birth: Newport, Isle of Wight, England
Parents: Ashley and Beatrice Russell
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer
Service Number: P/JX 138794
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
Click here to print memorial poster

Biographical Information:

John was born on 21st December 1916 to Ashley and Beatrice Russell, of Newport, Isle of Wight. He was 24 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

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)