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

We will remember them
Chainbar divider

In Remembrance of
Gordon Vincent Terry

Photo of
Date of birth: 27th October 1922
Place of birth: Marske, Yorkshire, England
Parents: Claude and Edith Terry
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Telegraphist
Service Number: P/JX 162226
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
Click here to print memorial poster

Biographical Information:

Gordon was born on 27th October 1922 in Marske, Yorkshire to Claude and Edith Terry. The family lived at 16 Yeoman St, Redcar until 1933 when they moved to Shoreham-by-Sea, Sussex. He had a half-brother named Alonso Cyril. He attended the James MacKinley school. He was 18 years old at the time of his loss.

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)

Gordon's name is in Column 3 of Panel 52.

Detail of Gordon'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)
Janet Barker (photo & information, November 2011)