-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 Edward Cruttenden

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Date of birth: 21st June 1903
Place of birth: Sandiacre, Derbyshire, England
Parents: Henry and Minnie Cruttenden
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/J 97707
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

John was born on 21st June 1903 in Sandiacre, Derbyshire. He was the second of four children born to Henry and Minnie Cruttenden. His siblings were Dorothy, Bernard and Lily. The family lived at 47 Station Road, Sandiacre (they moved to Stapleford, Nottinghamshire sometime after John's death). He was 38 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 47, Column 3

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)
The National Archives (ADM 188/842)
Linda Rowland (information, January 2013)