-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

Updated 06-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
JOHN GORDON ALLEN

No photos of this individual are available
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 2182
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Jack", as he was known to his friends, was born on 30 May 1919 in Salisbury, Wiltshire. He was a keen athlete at school and excelled in a number of sports. He was employed as an apprentice gas fitter before the war. Jack received his Royal Marine training at Deal. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 58, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Jack's half-brother, Mr Ted Smith (information, Dec 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)