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







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.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 53, Column 2






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