-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
Ian Alister Roy

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Date of birth: 8th November 1923
Place of birth: Dunedin, New Zealand
Parents: George and Ethel Roy
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Boy 1st Class
Service Number: P/JX 162453
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Ian was born on 8th November 1923 in Dunedin, New Zealand to George and Ethel Roy. The family later lived in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was 17 years old at the time of his loss.

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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)

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

Detail of Ian'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)