-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
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Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Cornelius Conroy

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Date of birth: 29th May 1917
Place of birth: Cambusnethan, Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Parents: Anthony and Elizabth Conroy
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 2nd Class
Service Number: P/KX 116925
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Con, as he was known, was born on 29th May 1917 in Cambusnethan, Wishaw, Lanarkshire, Scotland to Anthony and Elizabth Conroy. He was one of ten children to include Mary, Annie, Liz, Anthony (Sunny), Susie, Jean, Margaret and twins who died shortly after birth. Con grew up in Newmains. Sadly, Sunny also died on military service during the war.

Con was 23 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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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)

Cornelius's name is in Column 1 of Panel 56.

Detail of Cornelius'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)
Gavin Quinn (information, June 2014)
Anne Parker (information, May 2018)