-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 18-Dec-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
EDWARD JAMES PURNELL BISHOP

Photo of Petty Officer Edward James Purnell Bishop, courtesy of his daughter, Dorothy Summerfield, Jan 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer
Service Number: P/JX 151111
Date Joined Hood: Circa 1939
Biographical Information: Edward was born on 11 October 1896 in Portsmouth to parents Henry and Harriet Bishop. He was the husband of Ivy Bishop, of Portsmouth. He was a Pensioner and was serving as a Gunners Mate. He was 44 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 46, 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
Edward's daughter, Dorothy Summerfield (photo & information, January 2001)
The National Archives (ADM 188/679)