-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 16-May-2017

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
John Charles Sulley

Photo of Commissioned Ordnance Officer John Charles Sulley, courtesy of Jack Garner, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Commissioned Ordnance Officer
Date Joined Hood: 01 July 1938
Biographical Information: Known as "Charlie", as he was known to his friends, was born on 21 February 1896 in Nottingham. He originally entered the Navy as a rating (service number M10106). His specialty was ordnance/gunnery. He later became a commissioned officer. He was the husband of Maria Sulley, of Southsea, Hampshire. He was 45 years old at the time of his loss.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 46, Column 1 (click to view panel)
Also memorialised at
Hood Chapel, Church of St John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire
Additional Photographs

Photo of Commissioned Ordnance Officer John Charles Sulley, courtesy of Jack Garner, 2001
Above- Early portrait of Charlie

Photo of Commissioned Ordnance Officer John Charles Sulley, courtesy of Jack Garner, 2001
Above- Charlie is shown wearing the cap tally of H.M.S. Excellent, the Royal Navy's Gunnery school at Whale Island.


Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Navy List, April 1941
Charlie's nephew, Mr Jack Garner (information & photos, 2000)
The National Archives (ADM 188/1038)