-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
Jack Clarence Philip Clark

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Date of birth: 14th November 1922
Place of birth: Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, England
Parents: Mark and Frances Clark
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 159718
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Jack was born on 14th November 1922 in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, the only sone of Mark and Frances Clark. He was educated at the Bull Farm School and was associated with St Augustine's Church. The family lived in Eastwood, Mapperley and Hill Top, Nottinghamshire.

Jack joined the Navy as a Boy Seaman and was initially trained at H.M.S. Ganges. He also trained at H.M.S. Collingwood. He joined Hood only three days before the start of World War 2. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

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)

Jack's name is in Column 2 of Panel 50.

Detail of Jack'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 great nephew, Ian Guest (photos & information, February 2012)