-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 30-Aug-2015

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
JAMES SOUTER RITCHIE

No photos of this individual are available
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Petty Officer Telegraphist
Service Number: P/JX 141524
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: James was born on 07 August 1917 in Hartlepool, County Durham to David Souter and Sarah Ritchie. He was 23 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 52, 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
Gillian Smith (information derived from summer 1941 editions of The Hartlepool Mail, June 2015)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ