-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
EDWARD HESSEY BULLOCK

Photo of Able Seaman Edward Hessey Bullock, courtesy of his brother, Ben Bullock, April 2004
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 154427
Date Joined Hood: Circa 1939
Biographical Information: Edward was born on 23 July 1921 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire to parents Edward and Annie Bullock. The family later lived in Cross-in-Hand, Sussex. He was also a twin. He entered H.M.S. Ganges for gunnery training at age 15. He completed his training and was assigned to Hood in 1939. He was a member of Hood's starboard pom pom anti-aircraft gun. He was 19 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 47, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Waldron, Sussex Memorial
and
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Able Seaman Edward Hessey Bullock, courtesy of his brother, Ben Bullock, April 2004
Above- Edward in 1939
Photo of Able Seaman Edward Hessey Bullock, courtesy of his brother, Ben Bullock, April 2004
Above- Edward (right) at H.M.S. Ganges
Photo of Able Seaman Edward Hessey Bullock, courtesy of his brother, Ben Bullock, April 2004
Above- Edward and his class at H.M.S. Ganges Pass-Out
Photo of Able Seaman Edward Hessey Bullock, courtesy of his brother, Ben Bullock, April 2004
Above- Edward (front row, second from left) and the crew of the starboard pom pom gun, 1939 (or early 1940)
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His brother, Ben Bullock (photos & information, April 2004)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)