-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
JAMES ENOCH COOK

Photo of Chief Stoker James Enoch Cook, courtesy of Mr and Mrs L H Meller, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Chief Stoker
Service Number: P/K 20007
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Jim", as he was known to his family and friends, was born on 17 January 1895 to parents William and Sarah Cook of Long Eaton, Derbyshire. He was educated at the Derbyroad School and attended the Wesleyan Church Sunday School. In his younger days he was a talented footballer.

Jim entered the Navy in 1913 at the age of 17. He saw service in World War One to include action at Dogger Bank, Jutland and Heligoland. He was also present at the scuttling of the German Fleet at Scapa Flow. He retired in 1935 and assumed a civilian job with the Navy. He rejoined in 1940.

Jim had spent 22 years in the Navy. He was the husband of Frances Cook with whom he had two sons. He was 46 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 53, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Chief Stoker James Enoch Cook, courtesy of Mr and Mrs L H Meller, 2001
Jim and two mates aboard a British warship
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Mr & Mrs L.H. Meller (photo, June 2001)
The National Archives (ADM 188/907)