-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
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:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







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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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 56, Column 1






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)
Gavin Quinn (information, June 2014)
Anne Parker (information, May 2018)