-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
John Frederick Thurogood

Photo of Cook [S] John Frederick Thurogood, courtesy of his nephew Phillip Thurogood, 2001
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Cook (S)
Service Number: C/SR 8667
Date Joined Hood: 27 March 1940
Biographical Information: John was born on 23 August 1918 in Islington to parents John and Emily Thurogood. The family later settled in Finsbury Park, London.

John trained at H.M.S. Royal Arthur from 04 October to 08 November 1939. He was subsequently posted to H.M.S. Pembroke from 09 November to 20 March 1940. Following a week at H.M.S. Victory, he was posted to H.M.S. Hood on 27 March 1940. He joined Hood as an Acting Cook but was promoted to Cook on 04 May 1940.

John was 22 years old at the time of his loss. We have no additional information.

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Memorial Information
Chatham Naval Memorial, Panel 49, Column 1 (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
John's nephew, Phillip Thurogood (photo, 2001)
Adrian Crotty (information, July 2004)