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Joseph Gallant

In memory of:

Ordinary Seaman Joseph Gallant

May 24, 1941

Military Service


Service Number:

P/JX 212476

Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Navy

Division:

H.M.S. Hood

Additional Information


Native of Newfoundland.

Commemorated on Page 160 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Hampshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Panel 58, Column 2.

Location:

The Memorial is situated on Southsea Common overlooking the promenade, and is accessible at all times.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Joseph Gallant
  • H.M.S. HOOD– Joseph Gallant was on the HMS Hood when the ship had sunk, May 24,
1941. Samuel Gaudet, John Gillis and William Gallant were also on the
ship that fateful day. 
A picture of the HMS Hood in Iceland just before its sinking. This picture was found in the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 65 in Brigus, Newfoundland."

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