-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
Edward Hessey Bullock

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Date of birth: 23rd July 1921
Place of birth: Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England
Parents: Edward and Annie Bullock
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 154427
Joined Hood First time:
Left Hood First time: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
Joined Hood time: February 1941
Left Hood time:





Biographical Information:

Edward was born on 23rd July 1921 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire to parents Edward and Annie Bullock. The family later lived in Cross-in-Hand, Sussex. He was also a twin. He entered H.M.S. Ganges for gunnery training at age 15. He completed his training and was assigned to Hood in 1939. He was a member of Hood's starboard pom pom anti-aircraft gun. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss.





Additional Photos



Edward in 1939




Edward (right) at H.M.S. Ganges




Edward and his class at H.M.S. Ganges Pass-Out




Edward (front row, second from left) and the crew of the starboard pom pom gun, 1939 (or early 1940)





Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 47, Column 2






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)
His brother, Ben Bullock (photos & information, April 2004)