-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
John Hunter Cambridge

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Date of birth: 7th April 1919
Place of birth: Newcastle upon Tyme, Northumberland, England
Parents: Captain W. Cambridge, O.B.E., Merchant Navy, and Elizabeth Cambridge
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Sub-Lieutenant (E)
Service Number: N/A
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

John was the son of Captain W. Cambridge, O.B.E., Merchant Navy, and Elizabeth Cambridge, of Towyn, Merionethshire. Educational achievements- B. Sc., Hons (Engineering), C.M.I.Mech.E. He was 22 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

John (right), his mother and younger brother


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 60, Column 3

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)
Barrie Wootton (photo, October 2010)
The National Archives (ADM 53/114436, March 1941 Log, misspelled as "Kembridge")
His brother, Peter Cambridge (photo, April 2004)