-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
Gordon Roy Burnell

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Date of birth: 10th March 1923
Place of birth: Kenn, Somerset, England
Parents: Leslie and Ethel Burnell
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 158664
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

Gordon was born on 10th March 1923 in Kenn, Somerset to parents Leslie and Ethel Burnell. The family later lived in Clevedon, Somerset. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 50, Column 2

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

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His great-niece, Vania Burnell (photos, November 2012)