-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 George Elliott

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Date of birth: 24th July 1905
Place of birth: Jarrow, County Durham, England
Wife: Hilda Elliott
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker Petty Officer
Service Number: P/KX 77235
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

John was born on 24th July 1905 in Jarrow, County Durham. He was the husband of Hilda Elliott, of 20 Simonside View, Primrose, Jarrow. He joined the Navy circa 1931 and had served in submarines. He joined Hood roughly a year before her loss. He was 35 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 54, Column 1






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)
Irene Gray (photo & information taken from 31st May 1941 "Newcastle Evening Chronicle," July 2017)