-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 23-Jan-2017

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
FRANCIS LLEWELYN LLOYD JONES

Midshipman Francis Llewelyn Lloyd Jones, photo courtesy of Frank Wade, 2001

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Service: Royal Canadian Navy
Rank: Midshipman
Date Joined Hood: 06 January 1941 at 1740 hours
Biographical Information: "Johnny", as he was known, was born on 24 July 1920 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada to Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Jones, O.B.E., M.C., and Marie Jones. The family later relocated to Revelstoke, British Columbia.  He had two sisters, Margaret and Lucile, both of whom also went on to serve in the armed forces (RAF and RCAF respectively).

Johnny was educated at the Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He graduated in 1940 and was posted to Hood in January 1941. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Halifax Memorial, Nova Scotia, Canada, Panel 5
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Midshipman Francis Llewelyn Lloyd Jones, photo courtesy of Chris Varley, February 2002
Above- A close-up of Francis from a group photo provided by his classmate, Frank Wade
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Michelle Ashby (information, January 2017)
Mr Chris Varley (Portrait & information, February 2002)
Mr Frank Wade (group photo, late 2001)