IGSM 1908, North West Frontier 1930-31 clasp named to: 6005126 PTE. J. HOOD. ESSEX R. John Alfred HOOD died on active service on 28th April 1944, aged 37 yrs. He died as the result of an accident whilst serving with the Pioneer Corps under the same service number 6005126. He was the son of Charles and Ann Hood of Rickmansworth, Herts and he is buried in the Chorleywood Road Cemetery. Rickmansworth in a Commonwealth War Graves Commission grave.