-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 08-May-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
JOHN KNIGHT

Photo of Engine Room Artificer 4th Class John Knight, courtesy of his brother in law, SH Vigar, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Engine Room Artificer 4th Class
Service Number: P/MX 51267
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: John was born on 20 May 1919 in Hartley Wintney, Hampshire to Walter and Florence Knight. The family later lived in Gosport, Hampshire. He was serving as an Acting Engine Room Artificer 4th Class and was 22 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 2 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
None at this time.
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His brother-in-law, S.H. Vigar (photo, 2001)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)