-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 20-Jul-2016

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of

Photo of Leading Seaman John French Clark, courtesy of his niece, Marilyn Stansell, 2001

Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 136450
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: John was born on 28 May 1915 in Motcombe, North Shaftsbury to Mr. and Mrs. George Henry Clark. He had a twin brother named Thomas. He had 11 siblings and 3 half-siblings. John and Thomas were the 9th and 10th children born. His half-brother Laurence was one of the three half siblings.

John was serving as an Acting Leading Seaman and was 25 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 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Warsash War Memorial
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
John's niece, Marilyn Stansell (photo & information, 2001)
Mr Bob Dominy (photo & information, October 2001)
His half-brother, Laurence Clark (information, March 2009)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)