-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
JOSEPH THORPE

Photo of Royal Marine John Thorpe, courtesy of Ian Almond, January 2007
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 3187
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: Joseph was born on 15 May 1921 to Joseph and Susannah Thorpe, of Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire. He was trained at Deal prior to joining Hood. He was 20 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Panel 59, 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
Ian Almond (photo, January 2007)
‘Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings’ (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)