-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
Vernon Cook

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Date of birth: 18th February 1915
Place of birth: Twyford, Hampshire, England
Parents: Alfred and Alice Cook
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Blacksmith 4th Class
Service Number: P/MX 65501
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

Vernon was born on 18th February 1915 in Twyford, Hampshire to Alfred and Alice Cook. The family later lived in Bishopstoke, Hampshire. He was 26 years old at the time of his loss.

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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)

Vernon's name is in Column 3 of Panel 56.

Detail of Vernon'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)