-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
JACK CLARENCE PHILIP CLARK

Photo of Ordinary Seaman Jack Clarence Philip Clark, courtesy of his great-nephew, Ian Guest, February 2012

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 159718
Date Joined Hood: 1 September 1939
Biographical Information: Jack was born on 14 November 1922 in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, the only sone of Mark and Frances Clark. He was educated at the Bull Farm School and was associated with St Augustine's Church. The family lived in Eastwood, Mapperley and Hill Top, Nottinghamshire.

Jack joined the Navy as a Boy Seaman and was initially trained at H.M.S. Ganges. He also trained at H.M.S. Collingwood. He joined Hood only three days before the start of World War 2. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 50, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Ordinary Seaman Jack Clarence Philip Clark, courtesy of his great-nephew, Ian Guest, February 2012
Photo of Ordinary Seaman Jack Clarence Philip Clark, courtesy of his great-nephew, Ian Guest, February 2012
Photo of Ordinary Seaman Jack Clarence Philip Clark, courtesy of his great-nephew, Ian Guest, February 2012
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
His great nephew, Ian Guest (photos & information, February 2012)