-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
Gordon Vincent Terry

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Date of birth: 27th October 1922
Place of birth: Marske, Yorkshire, England
Parents: Claude and Edith Terry
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Telegraphist
Service Number: P/JX 162226
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Gordon was born on 27th October 1922 in Marske, Yorkshire to Claude and Edith Terry. The family lived at 16 Yeoman St, Redcar until 1933 when they moved to Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex. He had a half-brother named Alonso Cyril. He attended the James MacKinley school. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 52, Column 3

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)
Janet Barker (photo & information, November 2011)