-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the Sinking of Hood, 24th May 1941

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
Frederick William Bailey

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Date of birth: 13th July 1901
Place of birth: Gosport, Hampshire, England
Parents: Frederick and Maud Mary Bailey
Wife: Vera Bailey
Service: Royal Marines
Rank: Marine
Service Number: PO/18832
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)

Biographical Information: Frederick was born on 13th July 1901 in Gosport, Hampshire to parents Frederick and Maud Bailey. He attended The Royal Hospital School, Holbrook from May 1913 to September 1915. He signed up for the Royal Marines on 31st August 1915 and joined immediately after leaving school. He was trained at RMLI, Portsmouth. He was the husband of Vera Bailey and they lived at 29 Vickerman Street, Halifax, West Yorkshire.

Frederick was 39 years old at the time of his loss.

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Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 58, Column 3

Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire

Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
Monty Callow, Alumni Relations Officer, The Royal Hospital School (information, November 2016)
His great-granddaughter, Demi Blundell (photo & information, April 2009)
Gillian Highley (information, January 2011)
The National Archives (ADM 159/194)