-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
Geoffrey Gordon Cooper

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Date of birth: 22nd December 1919
Place of birth: Burnley, Lancashire, England
Parents: Fred and Laura Cooper
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 143419
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

Geoffrey was born on 22nd December 1919 to Fred and Laura Cooper of 1 Cleaver Street, Burnley, Lancashire.

Geoffrey was a keen sportsman and won cups for boxing and swimming. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss.





Additional Photos



Memorial card - cover




Memorial card - inside





Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 47, Column 3






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)
Carol Howarth (photo & information, March 2004)
Ian Brown (information, November 2014)