-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
David William Clarke

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Date of birth: 27th March 1916
Place of birth: Islington, London, England
Parents: Albert and Jessie Clarke
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 237281
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

David was born on 27th March 1916 in Islington, London to Albert and Jessie Clarke. The family later lived in Croxley Green, Hertfordshire. He was 25 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 50, 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)