-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
Joseph Thorpe

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Date of birth: 15th May 1921
Place of birth: Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England
Parents: Joseph and Susannah Thorpe
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 3187
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Joseph was born on 15th May 1921 to Joseph and Susannah Thorpe, of Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire. He was trained at Deal prior to joining Hood. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss.

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

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Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Ian Almond (photo, January 2007)