-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
George Roy Cope

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Date of birth: 30th June 1923
Place of birth: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Parents: George and Dorothy Cope
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 159537
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

George was born on 30th June 1923 in Southampton, Hampshire to George and Dorothy Cope. The family later lived in Bitterne, Hampshire. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 51, 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)
ADM 101/565