-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
John Cooper

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Date of birth: 30th June 1921
Place of birth: Doncaster, Yorkshire, England
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 3432
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

John was born on 30th June 1921 in Doncaster, Yorkshire. He was the middle of three children born to his parents. His older brother was James and his younger brother was Stanley.

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None at this time.


Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 58, Column 3

Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Mrs Elsie Cornforth (Photo, May 2006)
His nephew, John Cooper (Nov 2006)