-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 Hugh Wilmshurst

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Date of birth: 9th August 1918
Place of birth: Bangalore, India
Parents: George and Mary Ann Wilmshurst
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 143187
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

George was born on 9th August 1918, in Bangalore, India to Royal Army soldier George Wilmhurst and his wife and Mary Ann. The family later settled on Monmouth Road, in Portsmouth. George was 22 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 47, Column 1






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)
Mary Mochan (photo & information, January 2004)