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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
John Cooper

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Date of birth: 30th June 1921
Place of birth: Doncaster, Yorkshire, England
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/X 3432
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

John was born on 30th June 1921 in Doncaster, Yorkshire. He was the middle of three children born to his parents. His older brother was James and his younger brother was Stanley.

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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)

John's name is in Column 3 of Panel 58.

Detail of John'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)
Mrs Elsie Cornforth (Photo, May 2006)
His nephew, John Cooper (Nov 2006)