-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 Coulson

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Date of birth: 21st January 1911
Place of birth: York, Yorkshire, England
Parents: John and Minnie Coulson
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Musician
Service Number: RMB/X 60
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

John was born on 21st January 1911 to John and Minnie Coulson, of York, Yorkshire. His action station at the time of his loss was the 15" Transmitting Station. He was 30 years old at the time of his loss.




Additional Photographs
None at this time.




Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 59, 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)
John's nephew, Walter Coulson (photos, 2001)