-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 Hubert Alastair Scott-Kerr

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Date of birth:
Place of birth: Blackrock, County Dublin, Irish Republic
Parents: John and Helen Scott-Kerr
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Sub-Lieutenant
Service Number: N/A
Joined Hood: 1st March 1941
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Sub-Lieutenant)







Biographical Information:

John was born about 1919 to John and Helen Scott-Kerr, of Blackrock, County Dublin, Republic of Ireland. By 1929, the family was living in Stokenchurch, Buckinghamshire. After John joined the Navy, the family lived on the Isle of Man.

John was assigned to H.M.S. Exeter as a Midshipman in May 1938. He was promoted to Acting Sub-Lieutenant in May 1940. He ultimately joined Hood in March 1941. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 45, Column 2






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









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Bruce Taylor (photo, March 2020)
Paul Bevand (information, March 2020)