-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
George Liddle Crow

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Date of birth: 28th March 1914
Place of birth: Sunderland, County Durham, England
Parents: James and Edith Crow
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Leading Stoker
Service Number: P/KX 82811
Joined Hood: Unknown
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)
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Biographical Information:

George was born on 28th March 1914 in Sunderland, Durham to parents James and Edith Crow. The family lived in Fulwell, County Durham. George followed his father's footsteps by joining the Navy in May 1933. He served in a number of ships and establishments to include Victory, Nelson, Dolphin, Cormorant, St Angelo, Vernon, Daedelus, and lastly Hood.

He was 27 years old at the time of his loss.

Additional Photos

A photo of George when he was assigned to H.M.S. Nelson

A photo of George and his family during his final leave

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)

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

Detail of George'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)
His nephew, Peter Hoey (photos & information, December 2007 and March 2008)