-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
JAMES KELLY MOORE

Photo of Boy 1st Class James Kelly Moore, courtesy of I. Whitehead, January 2010
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 163187
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Jimmy, as he was known, was born on 12 June 1923 in Kendal, Westmorland. He is believed to have later lived in Barrow-in-Furness. He is known to have entered the Navy sometime in 1938 or 1939. He is also believed to have been injured in a fall shortly before Hood's final mission. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 51, Column 3 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire

Additional Photographs

Jimmy Moore and shipmates aboard H.M.S. Hood, photo courtesy of I. Whitehead
Above- Jimmy (right), Bill Crawford (front-centre) and two other shipmates in front of 4" gun "S3". This was the mounting abreast the After Superstructure on the starboard side.


Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Mr I. Whitehead (photos & information, January 2010)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)