-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Crew List

It is estimated that as many as 18,000 men served aboard the 'Mighty Hood' during the operational portion of her 21 year career. Unfortunately, there is no surviving official single listing of ALL men who served in her. Here you will find our attempt at creating such a listing. We are using the few, fragmentary crew lists known to exist, Navy Lists, various official reports, public records, and most importantly of all, inputs from the families of former crew.

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Heber John Bertie Palmer

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Date of birth: 11th December 1900
Place of birth: Alverstoke, Hampshire, England
Previous occupation: Mechanic
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer
Service Number: J54401
Joined Hood: 8th September 1936 (Acting Petty Officer)
Left Hood: 20th December 1937 (Petty Officer)

Biographical Information: No further biographical information is held.

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)