-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
JACK LAWSON

Photo of Cook (S) Jack Lawson, courtesy of his cousin Roy Dockray, September 2008
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Cook (S)
Service Number: C/MX 59364
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Jack was born on 18 October 1920 in Leeds, Yorkshire to Leonard and Doris Lawson. The family later lived in Stanningley, Yorkshire. Jack was an accomplished swimmer. Before joining the Navy he achieved great success as a member of the Pudsey ASA in both individual events and water polo. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 49, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs
Photo of Cook (S) Jack Lawson, courtesy of his cousin Roy Dockray, September 2008 Photo of Cook (S) Jack Lawson, courtesy of his cousin Roy Dockray, September 2008
Above/below- Various photos of Jack
Photo of Cook (S) Jack Lawson, courtesy of his cousin Roy Dockray, September 2008
Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
His cousin Roy Dockray (photos & information, September 2008)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009