-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
Joseph Nally

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Date of birth: 24th February 1900
Place of birth: Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England
Wife: Hannah Nally
Previous occupation: Cotton Piecer
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: P/K 49672
Joined Hood: 29th April 1941 (Leading Stoker)
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship) (Leading Stoker)
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Biographical Information:

Joseph was born on 24th February 1900 in Huddersfield, Yorkshire. He was the husband of Hannah Nally, of Mosely, Manchester. Together they had four children- Peggy, Alfred, Alice and Patricia. He was 41 years old at the time of his loss.

History of ships served in and rate held:

Date FromDate toShipRatingSource
25th February 19187th June 1918Vivid IIStoker 2nd ClassADM188/965
8th June 19181st January 1919LondonStoker 2nd ClassADM188/965
2nd January 191931st March 1919Vivid IIStoker 2nd ClassADM188/965
1st April 191914th December 1920Shore (Demobilised)ADM188/965
15th December 192021st February 1921Victory IIStoker 2nd ClassADM188/965
22nd February 192126th August 1921CanterburyStoker 2nd ClassADM188/965
27th August 192114th September 1921Victory IIStoker 2nd ClassADM188/965
15th September 192128th July 1922RenownStoker 1st ClassADM188/965
29th July 192210th January 1923Victory IIStoker 1st ClassADM188/965
11th January 192320th October 1925CarlisleStoker 1st ClassADM188/965
21st October 192517th December 1925WeymouthStoker 1st ClassADM188/965
18th December 192530th January 1926Victory IIStoker 1st ClassADM188/965
31st January 19263rd June 1926FisgardStoker 1st ClassADM188/965
4th June 19269th July 1926FisgardActing Leading StokerADM188/965
10th July 19261st September 1926Victory IIActing Leading StokerADM188/965
2nd September 19263rd July 1927RenownActing Leading StokerADM188/965
4th July 192713th May 1929RenownLeading StokerADM188/965
14th May 192927th November 1929Victory II - IVLeading StokerADM363/44
28th November 192931st December 1930Dolphin (Ross)Leading StokerADM363/44
1st January 193128th February 1931Cyclops (Douglas)Leading StokerADM363/44
1st March 193131st July 1931Egmont II - I (Douglas)Leading StokerADM363/44
1st August 193126th October 1931Cyclops (Douglas)Leading StokerADM363/44
27th October 19317th March 1932Royal SovereignLeading StokerADM363/44
8th March 193220th April 1932Victory IILeading StokerADM363/44
21st April 193219th December 1932Excellent (Restless)Leading StokerADM363/44
20th December 193231st July 1935CoventryLeading StokerADM363/44
1st August 193514th November 1935Effingham (Coventry)Leading StokerADM363/44
15th November 193530th September 1936CoventryLeading StokerADM363/44
1st October 193616th November 1936Hawkins (Coventry)Leading StokerADM363/44
17th November 193611th January 1938FleetwoodLeading StokerADM363/44
12th January 19382nd September 1938GlasgowLeading StokerADM363/44
3rd September 193828th December 1938CourageousLeading StokerADM363/44
29th December 193827th April 1939Victory IILeading StokerADM363/44
28th April 193930th June 1939Dunedin (Hawkins)Leading StokerADM363/44
1st July 193930th September 1939Victory IV (Hawkins)Leading StokerADM363/44
1st October 19393rd September 1940HawkinsLeading StokerADM363/44
4th September 194028th April 1941Victory IILeading StokerADM363/44
29th April 194124th May 1941HoodLeading StokerADM363/44

Additional Photographs
None at this time.

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)

Joseph's name is in Column 2 of Panel 54.

Detail of Joseph'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)
The National Archives (ADM 188/965)
His grandson, Cliff Grange (photo & information, May 2009)
His son-in-law, Peter Grange (information, November 2009)