-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
George Wright

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Date of birth: 26th December 1911
Place of birth: Isfield, Sussex, England
Parents: Ernest and Helen Wright
Wife: Gladys Wright
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Yeoman of Signals
Service Number: P/JX 132002
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

"Shiner", as he was known to his shipmates, was born on 26th December 1911 in Isfield, Sussex to Ernest and Helen Wright. He was the husband of Gladys Wright, of Chingford, Essex. He was 29 years old at the time of his loss.

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None at this time.

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

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

George's name is in Column 1 of Panel 52.

Detail of George's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Ted Briggs (information, 2002)