-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the sinking

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
James Kelly Moore

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Date of birth: 12th June 1923
Place of birth: Kendal, Westmorland, England
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 163187
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Jimmy, as he was known, was born on 12th June 1923 in Kendal, Westmorland. He is believed to have later lived in Barrow-in-Furness. He is known to have entered the Navy sometime in 1938 or 1939. He is also believed to have been injured in a fall shortly before Hood's final mission. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

Jimmy (right), Bill Crawford (front-centre) and two other shipmates in front of 4" gun "S3". This was the mounting abreast the After Superstructure on the starboard side.

Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea, Hampshire, England

Photos of the memorial

The part of the memorial in which the Hood casualty names can be found.
(Panels 45 to 61)

James's name is in Column 3 of Panel 51.

Detail of James's name.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Mr I. Whitehead (photos & information, January 2010)