-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
James Hutchinson Donald

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Date of birth: 24th August 1923
Place of birth: Dundee, Angus, Scotland
Parents: David and Annie Donald
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 162391
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information:

James was born on 24th August 1923 to David and Annie Donald, of Dundee, Angus, Scotland. He joined the Navy at age 15 and was trained at H.M.S. Caledonia. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 51, 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)
Mary Mochan (photo & information, February 2004)