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

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
John Corlett

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Date of birth: 3rd April 1918
Place of birth: Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire, England
Parents: John and Nora Corlett
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Engine Room Artificer 4th Class
Service Number: P/MX 50371
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

John was born 3rd April 1918 in Barrow-in-Furness. He was one of four children of John and Nora Corlett, of Barrow-in-Furness. John was engaged to a young woman at the time of his loss. He was 23 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

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)

John's name is in Column 2 of Panel 53.

Detail of John'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)
John's great niece, Catherine Smith (photo & information, September 2000)