-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
JAMES EDWARD ANNIS

Photo of Stoker 1st Class James Edward Annis, courtesy of Worcester Evening News and Times, May 1941
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker 1st Class
Service Number: P/KX 98129
Date Joined Hood: 1939/1940
Biographical Information: James was born on 23 May 1920 in Upton-on-Severn, Worcester to Mr and Mrs RA Annis. The family actually lived at 11 Bunns Road, Barneshall, Worcester. Before joining the Navy James had worked for Heenan & Froude, a local engineering company. He was a keen footballer and played in goal for the local Catholic Club. James's last visit to his family was in January 1941. By the time of Hood's loss, he had been in the Navy for two and a half years. 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 54, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Newspaper clipping concerning James's Death
Left- Clipping from the Worcester Evening News & Times.

Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Article in Worcester Evening News & Times, 27 May 1941
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)