-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 Charles Watson

Photo of Able Seaman John Charles Watson, courtesy of his brother, James Watson, November 2003
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/JX 133383
Date Joined Hood: Unknown
Biographical Information: John was born on 23 August 1913 in Portsmouth, Hampshire to Walter and Susannah Watson. He was the husband of Barbara Watson, of Fulham, London. He trained at H.M.S. St Vincent in the 1930s. He was 27 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
John's brother, James Watson (photos & information, November 2003)
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ