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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:
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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)

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)

Edward's name is in Column 2 of Panel 47.

Detail of Edward'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)
His brother, Ben Bullock (photos & information, April 2004)