-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
WILLIAM JOHN GREEN

Photo of Leading Stoker Jack Green, courtesy of his niece, Dorothy Gann, 2002
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: P/K 63048
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: "Jack" as he was known to his family and friends, was born 03 September 1903 in Southampton, Hampshire to William and Kathleen Green. The family later lived in Tisbury, Wiltshire. He was the second oldest of 6 children (4 boys and 2 girls). Jack was an excellent boxer and a member of Hood's dart team. Jack was 38 years old when he died. We have no additional information.

If you have any additional details, please contact us.



Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 54, Column 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Jack Green in boxing rig
Above- Jack in boxing gear.
Jack Green and mates ashore
Above- Jack (front row, centre) and mates ashore. If you can identify anyone else in this photo, please contact us.

Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Jack's niece, Mrs Dorothy Gann (Photos & information, January 2002)
The National Archives (ADM 188/987)