-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
George Henry Farr Turner

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Date of birth: 1st May 1917
Place of birth: Rosyth, Fife, Scotland
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 90291
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

George was born on 1st May 1917 in Rosyth, Fife, Scotland. He was the husband of Henrietta Turner. They were married just before George was posted to Hood (George received the telegram telling him to report to Hood during the wedding reception). He was 24 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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The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)





George's name is in Column 3 of Panel 55.





Detail of George's name.






Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Margaret Hill (information, Feb 2016)