-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 Frederick Cox

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Date of birth: 15th December 1917
Place of birth: Wimbledon, Surrey, England
Parents: Robert and Ruth Cox
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Wireman
Service Number: P/MX 68619
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

'Jack' as he was known, was born on 15th October 1917 in Wimbeldon, Surrey to Robert and Ruth Cox. The family later lived in Hendon, Middlesex. He had a sister named Peggy. He was 23 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 57, Column 1

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)