-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 18-Dec-2014

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
John Edward Stokes

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Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/J 90225
Date Joined Hood: 06 September 1940
Biographical Information:   John was born on 19 November 1901 in Farnham, Hampshire, to John and Ellen Stokes. The family later lived in Aldershot, Hampshire.

He joined the Navy on 19 November 1919. He was trained in gunnery at H.M.S. Excellent. During his career he served in the following ships/establishments- Nelson, Tiger, Barham, Victory, Duncan, Revenge and lastly, Hood. He was also at Excellent at multiple times during his career. He was the husband of Evelyn Stokes, of Watford, Hertfordshire. Together, they had six children, Duncan, June, John, Nell, Patricia and Georgina. He was 39 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 49, Column 3 (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 granddaughter, June Cook (information, November 2007)
The National Archives (ADM 188/827)