-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
HERBERT RALPH CANN

No photos of this individual are available

Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/22722
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Herbert was born on 10 April 1901 in Walthamstow, Essex to Ernest and Emily Cann. He was the husband of Emily Cann and the father of Ian Cann, of Milton, Portsea, Hampshire. He is believed to have manned one of the loaders in one of Hood's aft turrets. He was 40 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
His grandson, David Chandler (information, February 2009)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)