-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
JOSHUA CANTRILL

Photo of Stoker Petty Officer Joshua Cantrill, courtesy of Dave Taylor, May 2006

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Stoker Petty Officer
Service Number: P/K 19095
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Joshua was born on 30 March 1894 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire to parents Joshua and Sarah Cantrill (nee Needham). His mother died in childbirth in 1905. His father, a coal miner by trade, re-married to Mary Ann Jelley. Joshua had six brothers and sisters.

Joshua was the husband of Kate Cantrill, of Stoneferry, Hull. They were married on 23 January 1919. He was 47 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 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Stoker Petty Officer Joshua Cantrill, courtesy of Dave Taylor, May 2006
Above- Uncropped portrait of Joshua and his son Stanley in December 1939

Below- Joshua as a young sailor early in his Navy career
Photo of young Joshua Cantrill, courtesy of his grandson Steve Cantrill-Brown, October 2007
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Mrs R. Hepton (photo, 2001)
Dave Taylor (photo & information, May 2006)
His grandson Steve Cantrill-Brown (photo, Oct 2007)
Stephen Jenner (information, April 2013)
The National Archives (ADM 188/905)