-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 30-Aug-2015

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
JOHN ANDERSON

No photos of this individual are available
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Chief Engine Room Artificer
Service Number: P/M 5709
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: John was born on 23 May 1890 to parents James and Isabela Anderson, of Hartlepool, County Durham. John is known to have had two sisters, Jessie and Martha, and a brother named Simpson. The family initially lived at 18 Cleveland Roadbut later relocated to 16 Bell Street following the death of the father, James.

In 1901, John was working as a Millwright. He joined the Navy on 10 February 1913. He went on to serve in several ships, the final of which was Hood. He was 51 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 53, Column 1 (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
The National Archives
Gillian Smith (information derived from summer 1941 editions of The Hartlepool Mail, June 2015)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)