-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Crew List

It is estimated that as many as 18,000 men served aboard the 'Mighty Hood' during the operational portion of her 21 year career. Unfortunately, there is no surviving official single listing of ALL men who served in her. Here you will find our attempt at creating such a listing. We are using the few, fragmentary crew lists known to exist, Navy Lists, various official reports, public records, and most importantly of all, inputs from the families of former crew.

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John De Witt Courtenay

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Date of birth: 22nd August 1891
Place of birth: Wickham Market, Suffolk, England
Previous occupation: Fitter & Turner
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Chief ERA 2nd Class
Service Number: M5386
Joined Hood: 31st August 1933 (Chief ERA 2nd Class)
Left Hood: 28th December 1933 (Chief ERA 2nd Class)







Biographical Information: No further biographical information is held.


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Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Service Record: ADM/363/461(Ancestry)